Ep. 37: Book Girl

Ep. 37: Book Girl

Author Sarah Clarkson shares the blessings of a reading life from her new book, “Book Girl,” and convinces Matt and Marcus that they should be book girls too.

Decent Men in Indecent Times

Decent Men in Indecent Times

Why are there so many books and movies about World War Two? It has something to do with evil, bravery, and the hope that people can still be good even in impossible times.

The Wisdom of Whimsy

The Wisdom of Whimsy

We have to love what is good before we're brave enough fight for it (feat. Chesterton, Beatrix Potter, and Regina Spektor).

The Art of Lament

The Art of Lament

Ken Robertson explores the art of lament as a response to grief…and as a way to walk with God through darkness.

Ep. 36: Outliner's Revenge

Ep. 36: Outliner's Revenge

Should artists outline their work ahead of time, or let their creativity carry them as they go?

Heroes and Anti-Heroes

Heroes and Anti-Heroes

The difference between them, and what anti-heroes in modern films say about us as a culture.

The Army of Emotions

The Army of Emotions

Is it possible to have a rich emotional life without being ruled by it? We ask Saint Macrina, Fred Rogers, and Saoirse the Selkie. 

Hemmed In

Hemmed In

No matter how small or great our bounded space may be in any given season, there is room to do what He has given us to do.

Ep. 34: Frankenstein's Playwright

Ep. 34: Frankenstein's Playwright

The Rabbit Room's Pete Peterson on his upcoming stage adaption of the classic novel and the forgotten themes behind the monster.

The Four Parties to Art

The Four Parties to Art

This piece by John Skillen of Gordon College has profoundly influenced our vision of a healthy relationship between pastors, artists, audience, and patrons.

Ep. 33: L'Engle's Light

Ep. 33: L'Engle's Light

Sarah Arthur shares her forthcoming book, “A Light So Lovely,” which explores Madeleine L’Engle’s complex spirituality.

Christian Art: Not Safe, But Good

Christian Art: Not Safe, But Good

Madeleine L’Engle’s spiritual legacy shows the challenges that can come with trying to show people who they truly are.