Christ and Pop Culture Has Moved!

Please join us at our new home: christandpopculture.com! [Read more...]

Downton Abbey: People Talk

Downton Abbey shows the ways in which our careful and sensitive use of our words can benefit others, and, ultimately, be used in service to the body of Christ, the Word. [Read more...]

Walking with the Dead: Living on Borrowed Faith

Sometimes we need to live on borrowed faith. [Read more...]

ABCFamily’s “The Fosters” and the Power of Adoption

In a world where belonging so often depends on bloodlines, nationality, or economics, God uses adoption to demonstrate the radical inclusivity of his kingdom. [Read more...]

On the Anniversary of His Execution, What Can We Learn From the “First Martyr of Science”

On February 17th, 1600 A.D., Giordano Bruno, a Dominican priest, philosopher, and mathematician, was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake by the Roman Inquisition. [Read more...]

How The Lego Movie Helped Me Overcome Fantastical Disappointment

I was disappointed in The LEGO Movie reveal because, at times, I’m disappointed in myself. [Read more...]

History, Christian Scholarship, and Learning to Re-embrace Our Missionary Past

“Christian honesty requires facing both the bad and the good, the sin and the grace of our Christian past.” [Read more...]

Tim Tebow Can Do All Things Through Christ, So He Should Quit

Tim Tebow is missing a golden opportunity that he may not have yet considered. [Read more...]

‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ and the Racial Tone-Deafness of Conservative America

The impulse from the Right to “set the record straight” and portray America’s settlers as heroes rather than villains may be understandable to a certain extent, but it behooves white Christians at least to try to understand why so many find the narrative offensive. [Read more...]

Ones and Zeros: A Reflection on Spike Jonze’s HER

How often, in the name of love, do we try to re-create other people in our own image, expecting them to worship us once we’re finished? [Read more...]