Stand by Me and the Magic of Summertime Questing

Stand by Me takes viewers along on a quest that encapsulates coming of age; deep, transforming friendship; and the possibilities of a “summertime kind of life.”

Our Beloved Stories of Summer

Revisiting good fiction—while by no means a replacement for Scripture—can become a vital part of the Christian life.

Recapturing the Wonder by Mike Cosper, Free for CAPC Members

Mike Cosper’s Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World is meant to be a guide out of this chaotic disenchantment.

The Total Eclipse and the Sublime God

The total eclipse can remind us that God, like nature, is also powerful, awful, and sublime.

What Andy Crouch’s The Tech-Wise Family Teaches Us About Home, Church, and Technology

In The Tech-Wise Family, Andy Crouch provides a fresh articulation of how the nature of technology can be conflict with the purpose and intention of home, family, and community.

From Cairo to Christ by Abu Atallah, Free for CAPC Members

Simply put, From Cairo to Christ is an uplifting, illuminating, and convicting read.

Chasing Contentment by Erik Reymond, Free for CAPC Members

In Chasing Contentment, Erik Reymond identifies the lie that satisfaction and contentment come through consumption.

Community of God by Doug Bursch, Free Promo Pack for CAPC Members

Telling Stories: Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman’s new book reminds us that stories are made to be loved, cherished, told, and retold.

Movies Are Prayers by Josh Larsen, Free for CAPC Members

In Movies Are Prayers, Josh Larsen exemplifies how critical engagement with a film can be an act of neighbor-love.

“Alone Before Eternity”: A Review of H. P. Lovecraft’s Fungi from Yuggoth

This poetic fusion of the cosmic and the local brings Lovecraft to the very doorstep of one of Christianity’s most foundational beliefs.

One by One by Gina Dalfonzo, Free Promo Pack for CAPC Members

How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison, Free for CAPC Members

David Powlison dispels the myth that there is a “key to sanctification” and then lays the biblical groundwork for spiritual growth.

Literature as Equipment for Living: The Case of The Man Who Was Thursday

The Man Who Was Thursday equips us to endure our “dissolving age” by reminding us that there is a larger plan set in motion ages ago by the author of our existence.

When Changing Nothing Changes Everything by Laurie Polich Short, Free for CAPC Members

In her book When Changing Nothing Changes Everything, Laurie Polich Short gives us insight into living life fully, whatever our circumstances.

Beyond Otherness Is Where Friendship Begins

In contemporary U.S. society—as in Twain’s post-Civil War South, as in Le Guin’s 1960s culture war America—our shared humanity is dangerously easy to ignore.