Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter Williams, Free for CAPC Members

This book is great short read on the trustworthiness of the Gospels, and perhaps a good read to share as Advent turns our culture’s attention to these same documents.

How Black Empowers the Persecuted

Jesus’ creative work mirrors that of Black’s creators.

Breaking the Marriage Idol by Kutter Callaway, Free for CAPC Members

Marriage should not be the norm that orients the communal life of the church.

Teju Cole’s Blind Spot: An Antidote to Instagram Syndrome

Social media trains us to reduce living, breathing human beings to brands and stereotypes, but Teju Cole resists.

The Ten Commandments by Kevin DeYoung, Free for CAPC Members

If we want to truly love God and love others, the Ten Commandments are good first words for guiding us into a life that does just that.

When Cops Make Mistakes: Thinking through Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give reminds us to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with our God.

The Four: Brands That Want to Own Our Hearts

We’ve entrusted Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Amazon to fill the holes in our hearts—holes they could never possibly fill.

Thanos the Maniac

Thanos is a maniac in the sense used by G. K. Chesterton in his classic work Orthodoxy.

Scientism and Secularism by J. P. Moreland, Free for CAPC Members

Christians need to grow in both the knowledge that science can provide us about God’s world, as well as the reasons why science isn’t the only path to knowledge.

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.