Archive: May 2016



100-Year Vision

By Doug McKelvey

I carry through life many images and impressions from my annual childhood treks to Ponca City, Oklahoma. I remember the Marland Mansion & Estate, the regionally famous Pioneer Woman statue, Read More ›

Welcome to the New Rabbit Room

By The Rabbit Room

The old website was getting dusty and long in the tooth, so the time has come to retire it. Welcome to the fresh new face of the Rabbit Room.  Read More ›

Notes to a Young Man Interested in My Daughter

By Doug McKelvey

I’m now at that stage in life when–as a father of 3 beautiful, sparkly, creative daughters each at or near college age—I have been increasingly called upon to offer “context” for the benefit of certain young men who frequent the premises. Read More ›

Art Stories: Dore’s The Burial of Sarah—An Epic in a Single Frame

By Russ Ramsey

Gustave Dore’ (1832-1883) was a French artist who worked mainly in etching and wood carving. During his life, he illustrated Lord Byron, Cervantes, Poe, Milton, Tennyson, and much of the Bible. Read More ›

Dust

By David Michael Bruno

A number of months have passed since I kicked off the Spiritually Sensitive Sinners Series. This next installment is a poem. It did not begin inspired by Luke 7:36-50, but eventually made its way there. Read More ›

Adam Young Scores Imaginary Films

By Chris Yokel

You may know Adam Young by his whimsical pop moniker Owl City. But Young also has his hand in a dozen lesser known side projects and bands including Port Blue, Sky Sailing, and Swimming With Dolphins. Read More ›

Collaboration on The Wishes of the Fish King

By Jamin Still

Collaboration is such a powerful thing. When done well, it can bring together two unique visions — each complimenting the other — to form something greater. Read More ›

Kickstarter: Ember Falls

By The Rabbit Room

In case you haven’t already heard, Sam Smith has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Ember Falls, the sequel to his young adult novel, The Green Ember. Read More ›

Art Stories: One Rembrandt and Two Simeons

By Russ Ramsey

Rembrandt painted the scene of Simeon blessing Jesus in the temple (Luke 2:21-35) twice, and the two paintings tell us as much about the artist himself as they do the subject matter.   Read More ›

Two songs from Switchfoot’s new album

By Matt Conner

Switchfoot made the big announcement on Thursday that their 10th album (10!), Where The Light Shines Through, will release on July 8th via Vanguard Records. You can now hear two new songs Read More ›

Pre-order Now: Far Side of the Sea

By The Rabbit Room

A year ago, Eric Peters set out to make a new record, and now the harvest is nearly here. If you Kickstarted the project, you’ve already been enjoying the new songs and the new sound. For the Read More ›

The Secret of Our Hope Lies in the Imagination of Children

By The Rabbit Room

[Earlier this week, Patheos ran this incredible article by Jennifer Trafton that everyone needs to sit down and read immediately. It has proboscis monkeys. Need we say more?] Read More ›