Persuasion 174 | Processing Voice & Platform Development, with Helen Lee

Persuasion has a guest! Helen Lee joins us for a conversation about voice development, reaching your audience, and handling rejection as part of our series The Creative Process.

Notes from the Ultimate Misfit, an Enneagram Four

We all, especially Enneagram Fours, must not sacrifice the sacredness of the mundane on the altar of self-actualization.

Persuasion 173 | Processing Art’s Temporal Nature, with Kendall Vanderslice

Persuasion has a guest! Kendall Vanderslice joins us for a conversation about time constraints, consumption, and investing the hours needed to hone your craft as part of our series The Creative Process.

CAPC Magazine Issue 4 of 2019: Misfits

What does it mean to be a misfit for Jesus? Let’s look at that together in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Persuasion 172 | Processing Creative Space, with Michelle Radford

How do you make space for creative work? Artist Michelle Radford joins Erin and Hannah for a conversation about making room for the creative life in this episode of The Creative Process series.

Call for Pitches: Reaping Time

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 10/3 for a feature article on the theme of Reaping Time.

Kim’s Convenience and Finding Solace in Imperfect Parenting

No matter the culture, parents will always be parents, and the fears that cling to us that we might be doing irreversible damage to our children—whom we love more than life itself—reflect back to us in the best stories about families with children.

CAPC Magazine Issue 3 of 2019: Self-Definitions

Who are you? Who am I? These are the mysteries tackled in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Thirsty for the Galaxy’s Edge: A Dispatch from Star Wars Land

There’s an insatiable appetite behind this ever-increasing desire for deeper escape and stories that never end.

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?

Reparations: Repairing and Rethinking Our Idea of Independence

We’ve only partially enjoyed the truest sense of American independence and freedom as long as we support or remain apathetic to the indifference of a system that is insistent on overlooking past wrongs.

Reality TV and Our Kingdom of Spectacle

Competing for titles, money, contracts, and (sometimes even) a person’s affections, all for the entertainment of an audience, can cause figurative deaths—devaluation of a person’s worth, the consumption of their soul.

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.

CAPC Magazine Issue 2 of 2019: Illustrations

Is a picture is worth a thousand words? Only if you don’t use your words properly. We make it happen in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

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.