Ashes to Ashes, Stardust to Stardust: Watching Sunshine during a Pandemic

A good story doesn’t make you feel more afraid than you were before; a good story helps you see the best way to act in the midst of your anxious fear, providing you with hope.

Double Vision: Greta Gerwig’s Little Women Shows Us the Goodness of Different Ways of Life

Gerwig’s recent adaptation of Little Women echoes the Bible’s ability to hold within its pages quite a variety of ideas on marriage and singleness.

Why Truth-Loving Christians Still Have a B.S. Problem (and What We Can Do about It)

We need to learn how to cut through the B.S. and un-deceive ourselves daily to gain a clearer vision of both God and the world.

Manifesto: Mad Comedian Liberation Front or It Sure Does Take a Lot to Laugh

Chappelle’s best comedy holds, as it were, a fun-house mirror up to our nature.

Going Beyond Google’s Celebration of Black History Makers

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

Fighting Consumerism with Fasting and Feasting

Christian fasting and feasting is the ultimate anti-consumerist response.

Just Mercy Calls Us to Be the Family of God

Our apathy toward racial injustice is partially rooted in an insufficient understanding of the family of God.

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.

#OKBoomer and Generational Warfare in Succession

Generational squabbles, while entertaining for a minute on social media, reveal not just discontent with financial security but expose our temporality on this rock.

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?

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2019

A list of our favorite things from 2019.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2019

Here’s what everyone was reading at Christ and Pop Culture in 2019.

On Rest and Christmas

Why does resting on Christmas make some people anxious?

A Hidden Life: Terrence Malick Helps Us See the Invisible

In A Hidden Life, Terrence Malick has painted a true Christ.

Exhibit A Pulls the Rug Out from Under Our Notion of Truth 

In our enthusiasm to defend truth, we have denied a doctrine at the heart of our faith: that we are finite, sin-corrupted creatures with senses and intellect that are both inherently limited by our creatureliness and marred by the introduction of sin into the world.

The Highwomen Project Merely Cracks a Mold in Need of Breaking—in the World and in the Church

The church should be a “crowded table” with a place by the fire for every woman—white, black, and brown alike—where she isn’t crammed into a narrow definition of womanhood and femininity.