How Seventh-Day Adventists Convinced You to Eat Breakfast Cereal

We devote huge amounts of time and energy guilting each other over what we eat.

Tabloids, Podcasts, and the Ineffable Human

I listen because tabloids aren’t cool but podcasts are. I listen because it is human to be fascinated with other humans’ behavior. I listen because I want to know about the weird, the glamorous, the famous, the infamous, the ordinary.

Call for Pitches: Sisterhood

Write for our magazine! Submit a pitch for a feature article on the theme of sisterhood.

Baiting the Bull: A Closer Look at Fearless Girl

Symbols like Fearless Girl, when understood and used properly, remind us of what we’re fighting for.

Personality Tests: Knowing God Through Knowing Ourselves

Our personalities are complex and varied, of course, and no one test can truly capture how fearfully and wonderfully made each of us is.

Moving Past the Purity Movement

It’s time to find a way past the Purity Movement that helps us fuse what we know about sex with what we know about God and how he wants us to live.

For the Love of S-Town

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

Missing Richard Simmons and the Grace of Reciprocity

Missing Richard Simmons provides a detailed look into the complexity of human relationships and the deep need we have for truly reciprocal relationships.

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?

Stop Trying to Be a Man and Start Trying to Be a Good Man

Christian men are weeping over a form of masculinity that Jesus never called us to pursue.

You Can’t Skip Lament and Have a Happy New Year

Lament recognizes that we are pictures of the kingdom of God, not drawn to scale.

Our Pepsi Protest Party

Maybe we hate the Pepsi ad for reasons other than the more obvious ones: its vapidity, unironic consumerism, excessive denim.

Resolved: A Neighborly 2017

If the traditional American approach to dieting and exercise doesn’t help us tame our flesh, what will?

The Christian Relic Nobody Wants to Talk About

The people of Calcata continued to parade through the streets with the prepuce every January 1 almost until Return of the Jedi hit theaters.

Solidarity, BBC Dad

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

Jesus the Populist, Cosmopolitan Christ

Jesus is more cosmopolitan than many ordinary Americans seem to recognize.