Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Rethinks Regret

In the fourth season, the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are forced to face one of their greatest foes yet: their own regrets.

Mount Eerie’s A Crow Looked at Me Confronts the Horror of Death

After all, grief isn’t rational or given to nice, neat organization.

Penn & Teller Reveal Secrets but Never Lose the Magic

Knowing the secrets behind the magic in Penn & Teller’s show doesn’t lessen the magic and wonder they create.

Doctor Strange Helped Me Survive Election Night

The new movie Doctor Strange reminds us that there are forces at work that we cannot see.

Tragedy and the Balm of Silent Lament

What’s often lost in our desire for a better, safer world is compassion, empathy, and a shared sense of grief.

Hyper Light Drifter’s Groan for Redemption

The world, Hyper Light Drifter reminds us, is fallen, and we have been corrupted through our own folly. But that same world also can and will be redeemed.

Reading ‘Ms. Marvel’ Made Me a Better Dad (No, Really)

When parenting gets hard, I want it to be my way or the highway.

Ecovillage’s ‘All the Colors Speak of You’: Musical Stillness, Free for CAPC Members

Ecovillage’s ‘All the Colors Speak of You’ is an exclusively curated album for Christ and Pop Culture members

Karen Choi’s ‘Paper Birch’: Melancholy and Twang, Free for CAPC Members

Karen Choi’s ‘Paper Birch’ includes a little bit of melancholy and a little bit of twang, free for CAPC members.

‘Death Parade’ Peers into the Darkness of the Soul

Death Parade explores the consequences of sin and the tension between justice and mercy.

Outrageous Offense: ‘Pillars of Eternity’ and the Possibility of Grace

The backlash against crowd-funded ‘Pillars of Eternity’ highlights the hyper-critical nature of our age.

Revisiting ‘M*A*S*H’: Finding Faith, Humanity, and Humor at the 4077th

M*A*S*H isn’t just a great comedy; it’s also a thoughtful and touching exploration of the human condition that features an extraordinary depiction of publicly living out one’s faith in a fallen world.

How The Internet Brings Our Brokenness into Sharp Relief

Are we using the powerful, disruptive technology at our own fingertips to encourage, to think critically and compassionately, to spread shalom and create a “meaningful society”?

Bibliotheca: What’s the Point of Making the Bible More Beautiful?

Must we approach the Bible like a work of art?

The Saddest–and Classiest–Soccer Fan

Notice how quickly pain, sadness, and suffering are shared and communicated on our blogs, Facebook feeds, and Twitter streams.

The Disappearance of Mozilla’s CEO: A Reminder of the Need for Tough, Expensive Grace

The Eich controversy is a firm reminder of the necessity for tough, expensive grace in our lives, relationships, and conversations, especially when it comes to such heated issues as gay marriage and LGBT rights.