A Voice in the Dark: The Relation between Art and Suffering

It’s perpetually difficult for those who love their creativity to understand and to reconcile it with their dark sides.

Empathy, Compassion, and Giving Back in the Geek Community

Dungeons and Dragons is a game deeply rooted in empathy; seeing it used to urge compassion should inspire us all.

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? 

Literary B-Sides, the Legacy of T. S. Eliot, and Kenotic Art

It would seem that T. S. Eliot left an unequivocally Christian literary legacy. But did he?

Strange Flourishing: The Christian Moment in Twentieth-Century British Literature

Hepburn’s book examines the major resurgence of orthodox Christian faith among British writers in mid-20th century.

Training Dragons and Learning to Say Goodbye

The Hidden World shows us goodbyes in all their gritty pain and walks us through them.

Christ and Pop Culture Summer 2019 Reading Guide

These are a few of our favorite books.

Don’t Turn Away from the Trauma of Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us

When you see the fate of these boys, will you look away?

The Ubiquitous Google, the Omnipresent God, and the Wisdom to Know the Difference

Tyranny comes in many forms, but the most abiding characteristic of tyrants is that they enslave with indifference.

Small Funny Things: The Subversive Gift of Tim Conway

Tim Conway shone a ray of light in a dark world by doing small things with great laughter.

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.

Avengers: Endgame, Nebula, and the Love that Transforms

In Avengers: Endgame, we see in Nebula one of the most poignant depictions of the transformative power of self-sacrificial love.

You’re Not You When You’re Always Connected

Turning your phone off isn’t just good for you, it’s good for the people around you.

On Not Fearing Old Age, with Rob Thomas

“One Less Day (Dying Young)” is a simple, but thoughtful rebuke against the fear of old age and the desire to cling to youth.

Nipsey Hussle: The Selfless Servant

Nipsey Hussle brought life and authenticity to his lyrics and activism in ways that should challenge us to match our works with our faith.

Hacksaw Ridge and the Strange Sovereignty of God

Hacksaw Ridge, like Shusau Endō, asks us to consider the very terrifying particularity of God’s interactions with human beings.