Daniel Tiger’s Rhythms of Grace

The songs of Daniel Tiger have become little liturgies that shape my daughter’s days.

On DAMN., Kendrick Wrestles Without Resolution

Kendrick’s latest album offers less resolution for his fans. And that’s okay.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Explores the Many Lies We Believe

In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, we see the consequences of denying truth.

Chris Cornell’s Untimely Death Reminds Us That We Never Need to Be Alone

Perhaps the healthiest way to cope at this point is to remember Chris Cornell’s place in our lives.

Literature as Equipment for Living: The Case of The Man Who Was Thursday

The Man Who Was Thursday equips us to endure our “dissolving age” by reminding us that there is a larger plan set in motion ages ago by the author of our existence.

“We Were Voyagers!” Disney’s Moana Revels in the Quickening Power of Tradition

The contemporary stereotype of tradition — which Moana so beautifully subverts — is that it’s static and deadening.

Brief Interviews with Hideous Fans: The Ethics of Being a David Foster Wallace Fan

It is possible to be a fan of someone’s work without insisting that everyone else feel the same way.

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name Is a Beautiful Portrayal of Human Longing and Fulfillment

Your Name earnestly embraces a sense of longing as something natural to the human existence.

Dorothy Parker’s Fearless Criticism Made Me a Better Writer (and a Better Person)

Dorothy Parker was far removed from my Christian comfort zone but her work helped me to find a voice of my own.

For the Love of S-Town

S-Town bears out the shared fate of body and place.

Robert P. George, Cornel West and the Gift of Civil Disagreement

If our nation’s leading intellectuals can disagree with each other and still be civil, why can’t the rest of us do the same?

Show, Don’t Prove: An Interview with The Case for Christ‘s Lee Strobel

Lee Strobel shares about the method and motivation behind The Case for Christ—and what this says about how Christians should defend the faith.

Exploring Embodied Racism in Get Out and The Thing with Two Heads

The racism Peele is poking at in Get Out is a sort that’s proven difficult, if not impossible, to excise from American culture.

Solidarity, BBC Dad

BBC Dad started that interview as an expert on Korean politics, but he ended it as Every Parent Ever.

In Arrival, Language Is the Name of the Game

Arrival paints a clear picture of how important language is to forming and sustaining societies.

American Evangelicals Need Leaders Like Russell Moore

Russell Moore and the ERLC represent some of the best of what evangelicals can do to represent the life-giving truth of the Gospel.