Archive: Oct 2015



Why Ghost Stories?

By Chris Yokel

Why do ghost stories exist? Well, one might simply answer that they exist because people have had real encounters with the supernatural. But these are only encounters, and a personal experience Read More ›

The Spiritual Quest of Jack Skellington

By Chris Yokel

In 1982, while he was working as an animator for Disney, Tim Burton wrote a creepy little poem called “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” because of course that’s something that Tim Burton would do. About Read More ›

Caring for God’s Art

By Jennifer Trafton

[Editor’s note: Last night our lovely little dog, Misty, died of the cancer that had been consuming her for the past few years. This morning we buried her under a grizzly old cedar tree and Read More ›

The Poetry of Baseball: Finishing Well

By Carolyn Givens

[Editor’s note: This post is taken from Carrie Givens’ portion of the session “The Poetry of Baseball” from Hutchmoot 2015. The recording of this session and many others can be found in the Read More ›

Careful, There’s an Orc

By Pete Peterson

If you were at Cardiff State’s album release show at North Wind Manor a while back, you saw Flo Oakes and her daughter perform this live. It was one of the highlights of the night. Check out their Read More ›

Desire and Simplicity: Talking Beasts, Van Gogh, Reliable Landmarks, and Walking Long Distances Alone: Part 1

By David Michael Bruno

This is a two-part post taken from a session co-presented by Dave Bruno and Russ Ramsey at Hutchmoot 2015. The two posts come from Dave’s portion of the talk. Read More ›

Meet The Gray Havens

By Bailey Gillespie

If you’re enchanted by lyrical world-building, unorthodox song maps, or fresh coffee, then you already may have discovered The Gray Havens. If not, today is your lucky day. Read More ›

Josh Ritter: “Where The Night Goes”

By Matt Conner

Many of us are big, big fans of Josh Ritter around these parts. A few years ago, the Proprietor sounded off in a post about his love for Josh’s music and wrote, “His imagination and sense of Read More ›

Album Review: The Burning Edge of Dawn

By Mark Geil

It’s fitting that Andrew Peterson’s latest, The Burning Edge of Dawn, is being released just as browning leaves lose their grip and fall through a gray sky to a chilling earth. If ever there was an Read More ›

Hutchmoot 2015: Re-Entry

By Pete Peterson

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I only just woke up.

Okay, that’s not quite true. But it’s almost true. Hutchmoot 2015 was just about as good as I could Read More ›

Trying to Be Brave is Being Brave: A Farewell Sermon

By Russ Ramsey

After [appearing to the disciples] Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin),Nathanael of Read More ›

Interview with Andrew Peterson

By The Rabbit Room

[Today, Ivan Mesa @ the Gospel Coalition posted a great interview with Andrew Peterson about The Burning Edge of Dawn. Check it out.] Read More ›