The Mandalorian Recap: Guns and Ships (Season 2, Episode 4)

And so it came to pass that in one fell swoop, the showrunners connected The Mandalorian to the worst ideas of the prequel and sequel trilogies.

The Mandalorian Recap: The Way Is Not This Way (Season 2, Episode 3)

Even if your inward-facing, self-replicating church—or Mandalorian group, for that matter—never becomes a cult, in my experience, it can (and does) start to get weird.

The Mandalorian Recap: Safety Not Guaranteed (Season 2, Episode 2)

Look, I’m not a youth pastor, but if I were, I would tell you teens that just as the wages of sin is death, the wages of eating a Frog Lady’s eggs means getting eaten alive by a thousand baby space spiders.

The Mandalorian Recap: Put on Your Mean Faces (Season 2, Episode 1)

But The Mandalorian also really really wants to delight and tickle its Star Wars fanbase. To a fault.

How Christians Deal with the Loss of Time

Why do I feel a jot of sadness when I drive past the cornfield that now occupies the space where my childhood home once stood?

Strange Negotiations: The David Bazan Documentary

Strange Negotiations peels the curtain back to show the emotional and relational cost that this seemingly successful business model extracted from David Bazan. 

Thirsty for the Galaxy’s Edge: A Dispatch from Star Wars Land

There’s an insatiable appetite behind this ever-increasing desire for deeper escape and stories that never end.

In Search of the Common Good by Jake Meador, Free for CAPC Members

Modern man and woman are acting out lives bereft of meaning, wonder, and purposeful work. Meador posits a better way, offering a vision of life and community that draws us more deeply to one another, to our Creator, and more deeply to ourselves.

Believing the Unbelievable in Amazon’s Good Omens

Herein lies a tricky challenge for the Christian viewer of Good Omens: how comfortable am I suspending disbelief to enjoy an imagined story that flirts with my most preciously held beliefs? 

Holy, Righteous, Ratchet Squad: An Interview with Kings Kaleidoscope

Kings Kaleidoscope lead singer Chad Gardner sits down to discuss the band’s new album, Zeal, and the journey to reclaim childlike faith.

‘Do Rich People Stuff’ and Other Unhelpful Advice

Hiding behind Ramsey’s statement is a subtle, unspoken moral declaration that wealth comes from good behavior and poverty comes from bad, and both financial conditions are the result of one’s character.

On the Ninth Day of Christmas, CAPC Gave to Me: Nine Nights of Netflix

It’s a strange, new streaming world out there with some truly great diamonds in the rough.

Southern Heritage or Hate? An Interview with the Hosts of Red Flag

“There’s a visceral reaction to our flag—as there should be—because of its history. And here in Mississippi, we don’t know our history.”

Pondering the Point of (Amazon’s) Forever

Why do we do the things we do, and what end do our lives serve?

Disney Sells Us an Idealized Derivative of Reality (and That’s Not All Bad)

The real Disney World—the physical space we enter—is an idealized derivative of imagined pasts, futures, and fantasies of the actual world.

Arrested Development‘s #MeToo Moment

Not only did these men fail to do the right thing in the moment; they failed to recognize the part they played in perpetuating their female colleague’s pain.