Melodies of Sin and Salvation: Why Modern Worship Music Needs a More Holistic View of Salvation

Our worship should teach us to long for more than our individual salvation, but to long for the redemption of the whole world.

“In that enchanted place”: Stories and Permanence in an Impermanent World

The timelessness of stories reflects our longing for an existence unmarred by death.

Seeing and Believing 189: Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel and Shawn Snyder’s To Dust

Wade and Kevin review Robert Rodriguez’s and James Cameron’s latest film, Alita: Battle Angel manga, and To Dust, with Matthew Broderick and Geza Rohrig.

The Carters and the Importance of Disrupting Old Narratives

Following the Carters’ lead, the Church must include Christians of color in our origin stories and current cultural framework.

The Blessed Machine and the Dangers of Technology

The author of a new graphic novel from Cave Pictures Publishing explains how E. M. Forster and the CERN super collider inspired his work.

Persuasion 159 | Thinking Creatively

Erin and Hannah continue their Ready, Set, Think! series with a conversation about taking a fresh look at how the status quo shapes our thinking.

Seeing and Believing 188: Mike Mitchell’s The Lego Movie 2 and Robert Krzykowski’s The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot

‘You’re like Me’: Friendship in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse emphasizes C. S. Lewis’s understanding of friendship among people who understand one another.

To ‘Look Foul and Feel Fair’: Tolkien’s Influence on a Romantic YA Trope

Hope is one of the main reasons adult readers flock to YA books despite being “aged out” of the target audience.

Persuasion 158 | Good Thinking

Erin and Hannah continue their Ready, Set, Think! series with a conversation about the blocks that form the foundation of our thinking for good or for ill.

Seeing and Believing 187: Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird and Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would Be King

Wade and Kevin review Steven Soderbergh’s first Netflix film, High Flying Bird and Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would Be King.

Reckoning with R. Kelly

Can we continue to find beauty and truth in art created by human beings who’ve done terrible things, and if so, how?

You Welcomed Me by Kent Annan, Free for CAPC Members

You Welcomed Me is a slender, but powerful, meditation for Christians living in relative economic, political, and spiritual comfort, challenging us to reflect on how we think about the strangers who live—or seek to live—among us.

Persuasion 157 | Thinking Twice, with Jen Pollock Michel

Erin and Hannah invite Jen Pollock Michel to the conversation about the benefits of thinking twice about issues and ideas that deserve a second thought.

Seeing and Believing 186: Bryan Singer’s Bohemian Rhapsody and Dan Gilroy’s Velvet Buzzsaw

Seeing & Believing concludes its look at the eight Best Picture nominees this week with a review of Bohemian Rhapsody, and a review of Velvet Buzzsaw.