Finding Faith Like an Odd Child in A Wrinkle in Time

Although ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ makes no mention of God, it demonstrates how pure intellect devoid of faith is also devoid of love and of hope.

Why Do Christians Respond So Poorly to Tragedies Like the Parkland School Shooting?

Instead of dealing with tragedies like Parkland, Christians quickly spiritualize the issue in an effort to abstract the material reality away.

Persuasion 130: The Flourishing of Black Women in Black Panther, with Kathryn Freeman

With an African-American cast and female-strong story line, the movie Black Panther has broken the Marvel mold. What will be the lasting impact of this film?

The Bachelor and the Weight of Voyeurism

The Bachelor did what the WWE did years ago—they stopped insisting on the totality of their own illusion.

Call for Pitches: Cultural Cuisine

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 3/22 for a feature article on the theme of cultural cuisine.

Dungeons & Dragons and the Church

Dungeons & Dragons is a way to live out that storyteller, relational, truth-seeking part of our hearts.

Seeing and Believing 145: Ava Duvernay’s A Wrinkle in Time and Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin

Its a family friendly episode with Wade and Kevin as the duo tackle Disney and Ava Duvernay’s adaptation of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ followed by a romp through 1950’s Russia in Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’

Subtweeting Our Righteousness before Men

We pull quotes out of context to justify or support any argument, often with little care to how the larger narrative (of Scripture or of Dr. King’s life and work) would help us interpret the one little snippet we want to use.

Gotham: Moral Dilemmas and the Darkness within Us All

Gotham deftly shows the destructive nature of sin, leaving no one immune to its temptations or effects.

3 Reasons Why Christians Can Appreciate Drake’s “God’s Plan” Video

Drake found it more necessary to flex how much he could give away rather than show off how much he can possess.

The Role of Black Women in the Church: A Wakandan View of Flourishing

The women in Black Panther are the best representation I’ve seen of God’s intention for His daughters.

The Time Communion Wafers and Wine Turned into Bloody Human Remains

It’s called the “Miracle of Lanciano,” mostly because “Holy crap, we have bleeding human remains on the altar” isn’t particularly catchy.

Seeing and Believing 144: John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein’s Game Night and Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner

Wade is joined by Christ and Pop Culture staff writer Keegan Bradford to discuss Game Night, the new comedy from John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. In their second segment, the duo discusses The Breadwinner, the Oscar-nominated animated film from Nora Twomey.

Louis’s Sins and Mine

Art doesn’t reduce our questions and conflictedness; it multiplies them.

Black Panther or King T’Challa: The Search for Identity in Marvel’s Groundbreaking New Film

Black Panther offers a powerful lesson for us today: our fully realized identities are not found in responsibilities that can be relinquished, but in the sacrifices made when most seemingly unnecessary.

Persuasion 129: Get off My Proverbial Lawn

In this ounce of Persuasion fast chat, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss the ways that we seek to stake our claim for space, power, and rights and how we can all learn to live together on the same proverbial lawn.