Sin’s Part in the System (and Vice Versa): Thoughts on Voddie Baucham’s “Thoughts on Ferguson”

The difference between Thabiti Anyabwile’s reaction to the Ferguson grand jury’s decision and Voddie Baucham’s reveals a divide in American society.

Walking with the Dead: Confessed Weakness Can Be Strength

Receiving Grace, Giving Thanks

This Thanksgiving, while I might not be making my normal pilgrimage to my hometown, I’m still making my yearly pilgrimage back to ways God has blessed me in the past with the hope that he continues his grace in the future.

CAPC Podcast #113 – Ferguson, Evangelical Twitterland, Bill Cosby

In Ferguson, the System Is Signaling Closure (but the System Is Wrong)

If there are any lingering doubts about how the St. Louis area should feel about the death of Michael Brown, the system is officially signaling closure.

Living in the Not Yet: “Mockingjay – Part 1” as Microcosm of the Fall

What we see through Katniss’s uneasiness in District 13 is the outworking of the Fall, as Adam and Eve’s sin separated them from God but also from each other.

The Kiddy Pool: The Recital

“Who reflects whom, and for what purposes, with what possible interpretations?”

Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” Is a Search for a Place in the American Musical Landscape

All music comes from a wealth of history, tradition, and innovation. We know our place in it because we have a sense of what came before.

Hugging Dad: My Fearful Struggle in Light of My Family’s Encounter With Ebola

On the evening of the 26th the Ebola test came back positive and confirmed the deep fear I had about my mom’s condition.

No Retreat: Lecrae’s Approach to “Culture-Making”

In telling his story through the song “Non-Fiction,” and especially in revealing the role that Crouch’s book on culture-making played in his transition as an artist, Lecrae can help other Christians learn a lesson.

Walking With The Dead: Trying Makes A Difference

CAPC Members Only Podcast #10: Interstellar Spoilercast

When Fear Haunts Us

The Kiddy Pool: Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” on Give and Take

“What if assuming the mantle of parenthood as martyr is itself a kind of monstrosity?”

LOL Interwebz: Lashing out with the Only Memes We Have

Cosby has simply achieved a level of success where he’s essentially invincible, but there is hope beyond raging at the dark with some bolded Impact text on a cheesy photograph.

Doctor Who’s Doctrine: Heroes Can Be Idiots Because Love Is a Promise

In series 8 the hero of “Doctor Who” answers the question of his own identity: Is he a good man?