Vintage Saints and Sinners by Karen Wright Marsh, Free for CAPC Members

In Vintage Saints and Sinners, Karen Wright Marsh manages to emphasize the vast goodness of spiritual giants while also humanizing them.

Failing Faith by Wade Bearden, Free for CAPC Members

In Failing Faith, Wade Bearden invites us into his life so that we might find a faith that can hold up under the weight of real-world realities.

Making All Things New by David Powlison, Free for CAPC Members

In Making All Things New, David Powlison is realistic about the fact that sexual brokenness is often wider and deeper than we initially surmise.

A Priest for All Seasons: Murder, Mystery, and Contentment in Father Brown and Grantchester

As a practicing Catholic, I know that confession must occur even in the summertime, when the confessional booth is stuffy and both priest and penitent are itching to be elsewhere.

Single, Gay, Christian by Gregory Coles, Free for CAPC Members

Gregory Coles’s short autobiography—Single, Gay, Christian: A Personal Journey of Faith and Sexual Identity—is wonderfully written, refreshingly honest, and deeply personal.

The Kingdom of God Is Like a Sticky Movie Theater Floor and a Neighborhood Concert

When people are wary of the church, these places show us what community can be: parties, music, good food, experiencing a good story, and the careful art of negotiating communal relationships.

Shedding Summer Skin

The nostalgia, wistfulness, and ache that Death Cab conjures up in the hearts of listeners is like no other.

Wisdom in the Summer Garden

Unlike the pitcher, the gardener cannot rely on her own strength to get her very far. Can she, after all, cause a seed to sprout?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.