Finding Truth in Fantasy Realms

The exploration of good versus evil is one of the things that makes fantasy so important.

Raise Your Voice by Kathy Khang, Free for CAPC Members

Balancing compassion with firmness, Khang leads her readers through the current morass of social media, and offers a thoughtful and constructive way forward for those who want to do more than seethe on the sidelines.

Connection, Consolation, and the Power of Being Known in Netflix’s The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

This desire, this need, to be known and loved is instilled in all of us. It’s God-given, and it draws us to God.

Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles? by Ian Hutchinson, Free for CAPC Members

In Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles, Ian Hutchinson faces the prodding of scholars and Christians alike, holding faith up to academic inquiry and in turn guiding Christians into more detailed understanding of the world.

Remember Death by Matthew McCullough, Free for CAPC Members

Matthew McCullough suggests that death awareness allows us to find joy in the problems of this world.

The Ending Is the Drama: Mission: Impossible, Fairy Stories, and the Longing for Consolation

The Mission: Impossible films appeal to us because they offer a kind of terrifying drama that ends in assurance and consolation.

Let the (Big) Children Come Unto Me: On Harry Potter, Young Adult Literature, and Learning to Love Your Audience

I discovered, as I imagine J. K. Rowling did at some point, that to love teenagers is to write them as they are—not as we wish they would be.

Hazy Beer in an Age of Authenticity

When consumerism dictates what is considered “good,” tradition and standards are reduced to marketing and the notion of craft itself is hollowed out.

What Is Christian Conversion? The Case of Danai Gurira’s The Convert

Danai Gurira’s play The Convert strips away spiritualized clichés to interrogate the real, complex, and often all-too-earthy motives behind conversion to Christianity..

David Foster Wallace and Worship in the #MeToo World

Who has the words to grieve that David Foster Wallace could write what we believe and betray it constantly in his own life?

Made for Friendship by Drew Hunter, Free for CAPC Members

By exploring a practical, biblical understanding of friendship that views Christ as the ultimate model, Made for Friendship will hopefully help many of us move toward deeper and truer friendships with those around us.

Ben Myers’s The Apostles’ Creed Reminds Us of Our Roots

When we recite an ancient creed, we aren’t just reminded of our roots but of our current connection to a global church.

Finding Favor by Brian Jones, Free for CAPC Members

Jones helps us think rightly about the intersection of faith and blessing, setting straight some of the tainted notions we have picked up from the world at large.

The Mission of the Body of Christ by Russ Ramsey, Free for CAPC Members

The way Ramsey sets up each of Paul’s letters—with characters, place, time, and social conditions—offers a new and captivating way to understand Scripture.

What Men Can Learn from a Woman’s Call to Ministry: A Review of Kristen Padilla’s Now That I’m Called

Male pastors in particular must be ready to equip and empower women in their congregation when they express an interest in vocational ministry, and this book is a helpful tool to do just that.

Bread of Fellowship: A Review of The Reading Cure

God, the giver of all good gifts, didn’t just give us food—he also gave us other people to enjoy it with us and to help us learn to enjoy it again if need be.