Archive: Mar 2015



What do we do with this Jesus?

By Doug McKelvey

In this passion week, I’m happy to share with the Rabbit Room community an essay I wrote fifteen years ago for the liner notes of what turned out to be one of the most laboriously-titled CD’s ever:

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The Golden Age of Television

By Matt Conner

There was a stretch of time — a very long stretch — that gave all of us every reason to abandon television. Every hour of programming, whether sitcom or drama, seemed to pander to the lowest common denominator. Devoid of Read More ›

England: Day Two

By Eric Peters

 

LONDON

Friday 20/02/15 (Why break with British custom now?)

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Blind Spots

By Russ Ramsey

I am not the artist I think I am. Neither are you. Not completely anyway. All of us live with blind spots—realities in our lives and art and thinking we cannot see. We have them even in the endeavors we are most passionate about.

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Song of the Week: “Any Other Way”

By The Rabbit Room

Jill Phillips says her new album is filled with the stories of brokenness and redemption of family and Read More ›

Poetry and Pressing Into Lent

By Chris Yokel

Back about 10 years ago, three things converged in my life that would prove momentous to my personal growth: I started getting serious about writing poetry, I was discovering the literary legacy of Lewis and Tolkien, and I was also beginning to uncover the riches of the Read More ›

The Gentle Archer Meme

By Chris Stewart

I had an entire post in my head about the archery I’ve been getting into, inspired by my best friend who recently relocated back to Nashville. I had cool pictures of the brand new arrows Read More ›

Those Who Repent Together, Stick Together

By David Michael Bruno

A story is told of a wise old theologian who learned every jot and tittle of the Bible. Say the name Belshazzar in his presence and he would expound Belteshazzar, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego for an hour, then continue for sixty more minutes with a Read More ›

Rembrandt Is in the Wind

By Russ Ramsey

[Today, March 18, marks the 25th anniversary of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist of 1990, during which two thieves made off with thirteen irreplaceable works of art from Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, Manet, and others. It was the largest single property theft Read More ›

There is a Narnia

By Lanier Ivester

A little over two months in, and this brand new year has already beaten us up pretty good. I should have known it was an ill omen when, instead of the dinner party we’d planned with friends, we spent New Year’s Eve in the ER with my dad. We got home just in time for a Read More ›

Album Preview: Josh Garrels’ “Home”

By Matt Conner

It’s no secret that many of us here at the Rabbit Room were big fans of Josh Garrels’ last album, Love & War & The Sea In Between. It remains among my personal favorite albums of all time, and Christianity Today named it the Read More ›

Say it Out Loud

By Joe Sutphin

A few years ago I attended my first Hutchmoot as a guest illustrator. The strange part for me was actually being treated like one. With me that weekend was a portfolio of largely Read More ›