Following The Killers Down Glory Road

Leave it to a band from the city of bright lights and long odds to show us how to live out our points along history’s timeline.

Blessed Are the Weary, for They Will Find Rest

Turning our expectations and environment upside down, the Beatitudes initiate the reversal of our moral and spiritual fortunes.

Shea Serrano’s Joy Ride

Reveling, then recognizing the same enthusiasm in us, Shea Serrano delights to share these experiences.

Exploring America’s Love of a Steely Savior in Jesus and John Wayne

Jesus and John Wayne is history as confession, history as lament, a type of history that hopes in a God who never puts us to shame, even as hope in America does.

Middleditch & Schwartz Prove That Life Is Improv

The life script we would produce with time and a writer’s room would leave out moments that produce hearty laughs, heaving sobs, and the sensations that lie between.

After 25 Years, Jimmy Eat World Isn’t Just Surviving

In their newer albums, Jimmy Eat World shows that the good stuff lies just beneath the soil of the stories we tell ourselves.

Singing a Better Song: CCM’s Incomplete Witness on Race

Race’s conspicuous exclusion from mainstream Christian music (CCM) communicated something implicit and insidious.

You Can’t Skip Lament and Have a Happy New Year

Lament recognizes that we are pictures of the kingdom of God, not drawn to scale.