Persuasion 115: Is God Really Love? with Kelli Worrall

Is God Really Love? Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson invite Kelli Worrall to share what she’s learned in her recent book, Pierced & Embraced.

Learning about Life, Love, and Dreams from La La Land and The Intern

La La Land embraces the tension of living on this side of heaven, calling us to face the difficulty head on and enjoy the ride.

‘It’s Not about Deserve’: Truth, Pity, and a Deeper Magic in Wonder Woman

We crave heroes like Wonder Woman who give undeserved mercy to those who deserve destruction.

Song to Song: A Canticle of Love and Grace

Song to Song is a love story, both intimate and grand in scope, baptized by grace and mercy.

The CAPC Digest: Suffering, Love, and Westworld with Stephen Addcox

Drew and Tyler are joined by Stephen Addcox to talk about suffering, love, and Westworld.

Loving All the Little Children, in Preschool and Beyond

God is in those supermarket conversations, and God is in those preschool classrooms; the challenge may be to see Him beyond our own biases.

Real God, Messy People: Christians and ABC’s ‘The Real O’Neals’

‘The Real O’Neals’ holds up Christian assumptions about family and faith before our eyes, forcing us to evaluate their efficacy.

The (In)vulnerability of Supergirl

Supergirl’s vulnerability is also precisely what makes her a hero in the first place.

Love Conquers All in ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’

In ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’, love conquers all and never fails.

Not That Different: Two Generations and the Single Life

We’re both bombarded with the idea that life will be perfect if we just find the right beautiful person. And if we can’t, then at least we should have some fun in the meantime.

Tolkien Would Have Appreciated ‘The Bachelor’ . . . Probably

There is something in ‘The Bachelor’ that resonates with the heart of every one of us.

Ordinary Faithfulness: Jim and Pam’s Quiet Fidelity

The resurrection is not in the feelings or the romance; it’s in the ordinary faithfulness of everyday life.

Persuasion Episode 47: Rx for Loving Relationships

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson have gathered up their top pieces of advice for love and relationships.

The CaPC Digest #38: The Inconsistent Jedi

Drew, Tyler and Brad nerd out over the latest ‘Star Wars’ film with Brad’s theories on the loveless Jedi along with his impersonation of Yoda.

Is Love ‘UnREAL’? The Danger of the Romance-Industrial Complex

‘UnREAL’ forces us to face the cruelty behind the Romance-Industrial Complex, and our own complicity as viewers.

“All of Me Wants All of You”: Sufjan Stevens’s Manelich and Broken Love

Sufjan Stevens’s obscure reference to Manelich is a key element in understanding how he sees his relationship with his mother Carrie.