Poetry: Belly Gunner

Culture / Poetry

Belly Gunner My father’s father flew beneath the mass And sweating steel of allied bomber wings Defending stranger friends both now and past Hunched…

Poetry: A Good Hike

Culture / Poetry

A Good Hike We hike with him a rough and unmarked trail, A park for all ordained as common ground, Our father, boots laced,…

Indivisible (David G. Evans, 2018)

Movies

Living with War: A Job-like wondering met with silence Making their way to Panama in late 1989 to overthrow the drug-running regime of Manuel…

Poetry: Moon and Rain

Poetry

Moon Bloated and precise, a fat circle swollen in its roundness, glowing as if gorged on stars. A hypocrite, acting as if inherently luminous,…

First Reformed (Paul Schrader, 2018)

Movies

The Sickness unto Death First Reformed is a film about depression and despair. While the two may go hand in hand, they are not…

Apologetics and the Christian Imagination (Holly Ordway, 2017)

Books

Apologetics both reasonable and imaginative Imagination and reason turn out to be intimately related. If you doubt that consider this common experience: You are…

The Hidden Life of Trees (Peter Wohlleben, 2015)

Books

Trees are not just things When the ancient trees spoke wisely and moved slowly, heroically in J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the…

Fire Sermon (Jamie Quatro, 2018)

Books

The depths of desire I have read a lot of good novels over the years, stories that captured my imagination, drawing me into a…