Kacey Musgraves’ Search for “The Architect”

There is an architect, one that is not distant but rather, wants to be in relationship with every one of his creatures.

We Need To Calm Down About Taylor Swift

Instead of retaliating, what if we humbly listened to those who harbor genuine grievances, pain, and fears regarding Christianity?

Guilty as Sin? Mother Taylor Swift and Our Tortured Desires

What should we do with our desires and what do they do to us? How do our desires shape who we are?

Is a Religious Life a Wasted Life?

We are made for happiness, and happiness can only be found in the God of Holy Love.

Dancing in the Dark: Finding Flickers of Meaning in Pop Music Nihilism

How is it that a catchy melody, solid groove, or infectious hook can make you want to dance to even the darkest and most nihilistic of thoughts?

CAPC’s Favorite Music of 2023

Our favorite music of 2023 includes the return of pop music icons, a pop-punk reunion, goth legends in concert, Tay Tay (of course), and more.

Blink-182’s Reunion Reveals Our Need for Relational Guidance

“ONE MORE TIME” reminds us of mortality, of the freedom that righting wrongs provides, and of the joy of long-term human connection.

1983 vs. 2023: When Is Revival Right for America?

Some Christians want their version of revival so desperately that they try to force revival through fearmongering.

Reflections on Tom Waits’ “Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis”

Waits’ inimitable barroom baritone paints a vivid picture of a lonely soul living at the edge of Christmas.

Laufey’s Jazz Album Bewitched and the Sublime of Falling in Love

Laufey’s album is a call to be once again enchanted by the beauty of love in a disenchanted world.

Finding the Divinity of Jesus Christ Superstar’s Countercultural Messiah

Once you get past all the counterculture posturing, Jesus Christ Superstar gets one crucial thing right about the gospel accounts.

Falsetto Echoes of the Soul: The Transcendent Properties of Power Metal

To wit, I wrote this because some British lads dressed as hobbits wrote songs that made my heart soar toward the God who laced the world with transcendent desires.

World Gone Cold Shines a Bit of Light: Self-Titled EP Review

World Gone Cold seeks to “warm the blood and soothe the soul” in light of society’s isolation and chilly feeling.

On the Importance of Sad Christmas Songs

Many of our most beloved secular and sacred carols have sorrowful connotations intrinsically wrapped up inside them.

What Keeps Us Up at Midnight

Taylor Swift’s latest album accurately shows we are not the sole culprit for our sleeplessness.

Why Kanye’s “White Lives Matter” Provocation Is Wrong

Messages need to deal in facts and the consequences of history—two things Ye is willfully and utterly unconcerned about.