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Persuasion 111: Is Beauty a Wild Goose Chase?

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss the ways that women chase after beauty.

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.

Seeing and Believing 122: Andy Muschietti’s It and Netflix’s The Defenders

Wade and Kevin are welcomed back by a sharp-toothed monster clown as they dive into the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It and The Defenders.

A Journey of Grief and Anxiety through RiME

I find the entirety of RiME, even the darkest parts, a cathartic experience.

Nobody Speak Presents a Media Narrative Bought by Billionaires

​The most compelling ​places​ ​in​ ​Nobody Speak ​are​ ​those​ ​that reveal the deep vulnerabilities of ​powerful people.

Hurricane Irma and the Edge-Walkers

Hurricane Irma has become a giant Rorschach test, producing whatever revelations that the beholder wants.

Netflix’s Atypical Explores How We Fail to Love Each Other

Netflix’s Atypical is not truly about a boy with autism. Rather, it’s about the way love ebbs and flows through every community.

American Ninja Warrior: Villains Need Not Apply

The real joy of shows like American Ninja Warrior comes from the simple delight of watching people who are good at something do the something they are good at.

What Lamar Odom Can Teach Hugh Freeze

Just as Lamar Odom could confess in his interview that he wanted to get high, Coach Freeze too can be honest about the current state of his heart.

The Holiest City on Earth (Will Drive You LITERALLY INSANE)

A lot of dumb things have happened in Church history and in the Bible—and it’s through the dumb stuff that God is at work.

Apply to become a CxPC Editor-in-Training

Calling young visionaries! Apply to our editor-in-training program and become a future leader of CxPC.

The Trip to Spain Serves Up Laughter with a Side of Mortality

Brydon and Coogan carry with them the burden of personal significance, both on their trip and at home.

Persuasion 110: Keeping Place with Jen Pollock Michel

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin and Hannah invite Jen Pollock Michel, author of Keeping Place: Reflections on the Meaning of Home to the conversation.

No Wrong Men: Alfred Hitchcock on Our Shared Sin Nature

For Hitchcock, innocence and guilt were perhaps not always as far apart as they might appear.

“I Want to Heal”: Chester Bennington’s Honest Pain

Chester Bennington gave millions of fans a gift by providing a space to be honest about pain and depression and fear.

Evangelicals at the Immigration Crossroads: Justice for DREAMers

Justice and mercy demand an answer for DREAMers, even as we as a nation expend great effort to secure the border and uphold the rule of law.