You Are Not Actually Reading This Right Now: The Paradox of the Mind, and Why I Wrote a Psychological Thriller

Fiction is what we turn to when we have nagging questions that we can’t quite put into more precise language.

Little Women and the Imaginative Power of Family Identity

Like the March family, the Church exists to be a unified body poised to bless the world.

The Digital Art That Graces Our Lives: Boss Fight Books and the Need to Take Games Seriously

Boss Fight Books is a quirky, charming series that weaves together journalism, criticism, game theory, and often a heavy dose of memoir.

Vintage Saints and Sinners by Karen Wright Marsh, Free for CAPC Members

In Vintage Saints and Sinners, Karen Wright Marsh manages to emphasize the vast goodness of spiritual giants while also humanizing them.

American Gods: A Pagan Enchantment Which Does Not Satisfy

What is it about the idea of things, powers, and beings beyond nature that draws people into these stories?

Failing Faith by Wade Bearden, Free for CAPC Members

In Failing Faith, Wade Bearden invites us into his life so that we might find a faith that can hold up under the weight of real-world realities.

Making All Things New by David Powlison, Free for CAPC Members

In Making All Things New, David Powlison is realistic about the fact that sexual brokenness is often wider and deeper than we initially surmise.

‘All Blood and Fire’: The Twin Horrors of Arthur Machen’s The Three Impostors

Arthur Machen’s novel The Three Impostors is a good reminder about the horrors of living in a godless cosmos.

Single, Gay, Christian by Gregory Coles, Free for CAPC Members

Gregory Coles’s short autobiography—Single, Gay, Christian: A Personal Journey of Faith and Sexual Identity—is wonderfully written, refreshingly honest, and deeply personal.

Do Humans Dream of Empathic Robots? What a Blade Runner Can Teach Us about the Image of God

In the Philip K. Dick novel that inspired Blade Runner, empathy is what sets humans apart from androids.

Stand by Me and the Magic of Summertime Questing

Stand by Me takes viewers along on a quest that encapsulates coming of age; deep, transforming friendship; and the possibilities of a “summertime kind of life.”

Our Beloved Stories of Summer

Revisiting good fiction—while by no means a replacement for Scripture—can become a vital part of the Christian life.

Recapturing the Wonder by Mike Cosper, Free for CAPC Members

Mike Cosper’s Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World is meant to be a guide out of this chaotic disenchantment.

The Total Eclipse and the Sublime God

The total eclipse can remind us that God, like nature, is also powerful, awful, and sublime.

What Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family Teaches Us About Home, Church, and Technology

In The Tech-Wise Family, Andy Crouch provides a fresh articulation of how the nature of technology can be conflict with the purpose and intention of home, family, and community.

From Cairo to Christ by Abu Atallah, Free for CAPC Members

Simply put, From Cairo to Christ is an uplifting, illuminating, and convicting read.