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Toy Story 4: Lost Toys and the Most Noble Thing

Toy Story 4 models the fact that while farewells may be bittersweet, they can also be hopeful and filled with fondness.

What Does Your Soul Love by Gem and Alan Fadling, Free for CAPC Members

Gem and Alan Fadling ask foundational questions of ourselves and the world around us and then remind us that the best answer is found in Jesus.

Persuasion 175 | Processing Authenticity, with Sara Groves

Persuasion has a guest! Sara Groves joins us for a conversation about the role and importance of authenticity as part of our series The Creative Process.

Following in the Footsteps of Sophie Scholl’s Misfit Messiah

The film’s intentional depiction of an all too real history invites reflection on the nature of the conscience and urgency of becoming a misfit.

Seeing and Believing 221 | Ang Lee’s Gemini Man and Vince Gilligan’s El Camino

Seeing & Beleiving is seeing double this week with Ang Lee’s Gemini Man starring Will Smith and Vince Gilligan’s El Camino starring Aaron Paul.

Persuasion 174 | Processing Voice & Platform Development, with Helen Lee

Persuasion has a guest! Helen Lee joins us for a conversation about voice development, reaching your audience, and handling rejection as part of our series The Creative Process.

Notes from the Ultimate Misfit, an Enneagram Four

We all, especially Enneagram Fours, must not sacrifice the sacredness of the mundane on the altar of self-actualization.

Seeing and Believing 220 | Todd Phillips’s Joker and Takashi Miike’s First Love

Wade and Kevin take a look at Todd Philips’ Joker to see what all the controversy is about. They also offer their review Takashi Miike’s First Love.

In Praise of Nog: How the Late Aron Eisenberg Embodied One of Star Trek’s Most Memorable Characters

As Nog on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Aron Eisenberg reminded viewers that strength of character can be found in the unlikeliest of places.

Memeing the Classics: How SparkNotes on Twitter Enters into a Great Work

Memeing the classics can be a way to plant seeds of interest, sparks that make seemingly dull, intimidating, or difficult pieces of literature come alive with possibility.

Persuasion 173 | Processing Art’s Temporal Nature, with Kendall Vanderslice

Persuasion has a guest! Kendall Vanderslice joins us for a conversation about time constraints, consumption, and investing the hours needed to hone your craft as part of our series The Creative Process.

Not Like Me: The Irony of Heeding the Tragic Hero

Simply upholding these tragic hero figures as warnings ultimately cheapens our understanding of both human depravity, and, more consequently, the extent of grace.

Seeing and Believing 219 | Rupert Goold’s Judy and Tyler Nilson/Mike Schwartz’s The Peanut Butter Falcon

Wade & Kevin review Renée Zellweger’s Oscar bid this year with Judy Garland in Judy along with indie darling, The Peanut Butter Falcon.

CAPC Magazine Issue 4 of 2019: Misfits

What does it mean to be a misfit for Jesus? Let’s look at that together in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Persuasion 172 | Processing Creative Space, with Michelle Radford

How do you make space for creative work? Artist Michelle Radford joins Erin and Hannah for a conversation about making room for the creative life in this episode of The Creative Process series.

On First Reformed, Narcissism, and Being a Beautiful Soul

After all, to turn inward, to turn away from the world, is that not also a type of violence?