Jesus the Populist, Cosmopolitan Christ

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

The Fake Kidnapping Scandal That Almost Destroyed a Megachurch Pioneer

It turns out church scandals and culture wars weren’t invented last week.

The Bridesmaid and the Sweaty Man: A Parable about Celebrity Conversions

Not only do Christians obsess over celebrities’ relationships as much as anyone else; we speculate endlessly about their spiritual lives, too.

Saturday Night Live, Donald Trump, & Breaking Out of the Echo Chamber

The Church will have the most robust and faithful engagement with our fallen world when we break out of the echo chamber.

The Best Senior Christmas Murder Pageant Mystery Play Ever! (CUE APPLAUSE NOW)

This Christmas, let’s step back and consider what we are inviting the world to observe.

No More Monkeys

Celebrities don’t exist for the sole purpose of entertaining us. They are allowed to spout off with their opinions, just like regular human beings.

Family Dinner and the Presence of Christ

It’s not a religious event, per se, but it buoys my spirit to love and be loved, to place myself within a tradition of ever-present love.

The Story of Those Little Communion Cups, Whatever Those Are Technically Called

Communion may be the moment where God and man meet face-to-face, which is cool and all, but yeesh, get on with it, God.

2 + 2 ≠ 5: Finding Hope in 1984

This is what 1984 can offer us: a fuller picture and vocabulary to articulate the brokenness beneath our apathy, fear, and information overload.

Call for Pitches: Suffering with the Least

Write for our magazine! Submit a pitch for a feature article on the theme of “suffering with the least.”

Girl Scout Cookies and Community

Girl Scout Cookies alone can’t change our culture’s vulgarity, but by the grace of Christ, communities can.

School Choice and Communal Responsibility

School Choice means that some kids might get left behind. Are we really okay with that?

Ascending to Disney World: Making Sense of a Modern Religious Pilgrimage

Traveling to Disney World looks more and more like a religious pilgrimage than many would care to admit.

Searching for Our Own Reflections: Lessons from Alana Massey and Madeleine L’Engle

Alana Massey’s “All the Lives I Want” lifts up our shared humanity.

Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt, Free for CAPC Members

In Gospel Fluency, Jeff Vanderstelt wants to help every believer speak the gospel in the stuff of everyday life.

Not Home Yet: Finding Solidarity as Sojourners

We forget our own spiritual displacement when we grasp too hard at this world, when we make our “Americanness” the hallmark of our identity.