The Love That Fights: What It Took for Rachael Denhollander to Bring Down a Predator

Unlike abuse, love does not excuse or minimize wrongdoing.

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.

Toy Story 4: Lost Toys and the Most Noble Thing

Toy Story 4 models the fact that while farewells may be bittersweet, they can also be hopeful and filled with fondness.

In Praise of Nog: How the Late Aron Eisenberg Embodied One of Star Trek’s Most Memorable Characters

As Nog on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Aron Eisenberg reminded viewers that strength of character can be found in the unlikeliest of places.

Singing a Better Song: CCM’s Incomplete Witness on Race

Race’s conspicuous exclusion from mainstream Christian music (CCM) communicated something implicit and insidious.

The Very “Human” Second Season of Star Trek: Discovery

In season two of Star Trek: Discovery, both the virtues and the flaws of classic Trek’s humanism are on display.

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.