COVID Clashes with Capitalism Culture and a Return to School

The most viable option is to plaster the invaluable image of God onto our neighbors, listen to their needs and concerns, and strive to outdo one another in love in whatever capacity we can.

Run the Jewels’ “Ooh LA LA” Video Imagines Parties Instead of Protests

Though Run the Jewels’ vision of a world that is not dominated by division and greed might be imperfect, it is a vision of hope.

Athletes Aren’t Activists, but Who Else Will Lead?

Athletes shouldn’t be burdened with becoming our culture’s activist leaders.

The Last Dance: What We Got Right & Wrong about It All (Episodes 9 & 10)

We live in a world where superstars can be superstars filled with awe-inspiring athleticism and uncomfortable flaws, and antagonists can be understood without compromising our understanding of ethics. 

The Last Dance: The Cost of Winning at All Costs (Episodes 7 & 8)

Amid all of Jordan’s anguish and aspersions, episodes 7 and 8 of The Last Dance helps us to better understand his drive for excellence.

The Last Dance: Community Issues (Episodes 3 & 4)

Episodes 3 & 4 of The Last Dance is a picture of why God calls us to community: this is where we find commitment and accountability—and we are changed by it for the better.

Cardi B: A Voice of the People

There is something admirable about Cardi B and her efforts to serve her neighbors.

The Last Dance: Poetry in Motion (Episodes 1 & 2)

It’s possible that Michael Jordan could serve as both protagonist and antagonist in the The Last Dance, but the first two episodes give Jerry Krause the antagonist’s role.

“Set Me Free”: Lecrae’s Music Video Inspires Hope Amid Coronavirus

Lecrae’s “Set Me Free” is an artistic extension and expression of what he sees as an opportunity to not only set himself free but to also liberate others from the vices of self-serving attitudes that consume our culture. 

How We Behaved When COVID-19 Robbed Our Culture of Sports

In this way, the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching us that close-knit, human-to-human and face-to-face communal gatherings—the kind we enjoy with sports—still matter.

Going Beyond Google’s Celebration of Black History Makers

Recognition of another’s worth entails ceding power, allowing another what is rightfully theirs.

Kobe Bryant, Bigger Than Basketball

As fans we think of and appreciate the impression Kobe left on the game, but we remember his humanity as well.

The Revolutionary Raven: Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson’s on-field and locker room humility and leadership exhibits how Christians can unashamedly use our gifts to reshape a pessimistic and critical culture.

The Reluctant Witness by Don Everts, Free for CAPC Members

Everts encourages Believers to go back to meditating on God’s Word which subsequently fills us up for authentic, instead of forced, conversations with non-Christians.

A Kanye Gospel Album We Didn’t Need, but Welcome

To make an influence on the culture-at-large, Christians don’t need a big-name artist like Kanye West to co-opt the Christian message of grace, mercy, forgiveness, and justice.

Reparations: Repairing and Rethinking Our Idea of Independence

We’ve only partially enjoyed the truest sense of American independence and freedom as long as we support or remain apathetic to the indifference of a system that is insistent on overlooking past wrongs.