Christ the Cornerstone (John Stott, 2019)

Books

Christ the Cornerstone Between 1971 and 1981, the Rev. Dr. John R. W. Stott (1921-2011) wrote a regular column in Christianity Today. In it…

Architect of Evangelicalism (Carl F. H. Henry, 2019)

Books / Faith

Architect of Evangelicalism If biblically orthodox Christians are not to be merely reactionary about evangelicalism now that it is in some turmoil, it is…

Sticky Fingers (Joe Hagan, 2017)

Books / Music

Sticky Fingers Rolling Stone magazine has always ranked high on my reading list. The reason is that from its beginning in 1967, the magazine…

Poetry 180 (Billy Collins, 2003)

Books / Poetry

Poetry 180 While Billy Collins was United States Poet Laureate, he launched a series of efforts to bring poetry into the lives of ordinary…

Korean Dramas as Spiritual Soul Therapy

Movies

Our modern problem is not that we are too romantic, but that we are not romantic enough. Our longing for love and romance tell…

By the Rivers of Water (Erskine Clarke, 2013)

Books / Discernment

Needing the gospel By the Rivers of Water is far and away the best missionary biography I have ever read. In fact, it is…

Poetry: Stretching

Poetry

I’ve been working on doing the splits both ways side splits and scissor splits I started Friday and now it’s Wednesday and I think…

Marriage Story (Noah Baumbach, 2019)

Movies

A death without a body From the beginning my goal in Critique has been to call attention to films that are worth discussion and…

Bring the War Home (Kathleen Belew, 2018)

Books

The Legacy of the White Power Movement It is the difficult work of historians to bring order to the past. The very best historical…

Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2015)

Books

This short book, Nobel and Pulitzer prize winner Toni Morrison rightly says, “is required reading.” Composed as a letter to his son, Coates writes…