What fandom offers us is precisely the thing that virtually every other facet of our culture wants to take away: Self-forgetfulness.
So many things that we modern people add to our lives are utterly trivial. This is a spiritual AND political problem.
Soccer, with its order and slow, drudging progress, offers an inviting metaphor in our speed-obsessed culture.
Civility isn't merely a way to protect the powerful and privileged. It's the normal burden common people must bear.
Should we now disown "masculine Christianity"?
Saving Private Ryan turns 20 this year. It still offers insight and wisdom for our cultural moment.
The online shame culture is an opportunity for Christians to hold forth the gracious and healing practice of Christian repentance
Conservative evangelicalism's #MeToo moment is about a failure to love.
I have respect for the ministry of Plugged In and how they serve Christian families by flagging objectionable content in film. I think there's a place for this kind of thing and have availed myself of the site frequently over several years. But in my experience, evangelicals frequently place too much trust in services like …
Media outlets must change how they cover school shootings and glamorize the shooters.