In this particular season of ghost stories and haunted houses, the maze of fear is difficult to navigate.
In another self-interview, the author explores the film The Ring and role of horror movies in helping us examine our fears.
Paul Thomas Anderson's most recent film bears his characteristic mark of authenticity revealed through exaggeration.
Regardless of your perspective on the controversial filmmaker, Michael Moore?s Bowling for Columbine leaves important questions unanswered.
How should we live as Christians in culture? A lesson from Paul and Silas.
Why evangelicals need to get smart about movies.
How do we stop from becoming the people we least desire to be?
To overcome pain and fear, we must first desire to let go of our suffering.
An unfashionable concept deserves a fresh look.
An account of overcoming fear of "the other."
How to take steps toward healing in community.
Is fear of militant Islam related to a fear of our own collective Christian past?
On having the courage to choose our own adventures.
Part one in a series of two articles on finding our way through modern horror film.
What does it mean to have no fear in the flock of the Shepherd?
On the difference between being afraid and having fear.
Part two in a series of two articles on finding our way through modern horror film.
Abortion, homosexuality and the values nearest the heart of God.
A review of Richard Winters? Perfecting Ourselves to Death.
Reflections on Mark 16.1-8, which recounts the visit of the women to Jesus' tomb.
A reflection that reframes the assumption that addiction is an illness.
A list honoring Vern Boerman, who passed away on December 21, 2006.
The mother of an infant girl struggles to stay in the present through crisis.
Reflections on the too-short life of Times Beach, Missouri.
An exploration of how prescription medication can affect quality of life for a family.
Nostalgia for the kind of community that used to be prompts questions about what we’ve really lost.
Two conversions become reflected in two different lexicons and perceptions of language.
With daily reminders of all of the reasons we have to despair, how can anyone possibly hold onto hope?
An attempt to make sense of childhood longings.
On quieting one’s own fears and keeping a house safe for two kids.