The Most You Can Offer

By Matt Conner

I recently came back from a conference featuring pastors/authors Rob Bell, Peter Rollins and Shane Hipps called Poets, Prophets and Preachers. It was an inspiring time and I left Read More ›

Acting Like Our True Self

By Matt Conner

As the teaching pastor of a local church for nearly five years now, I find myself repeating certain phrases or going back to various word pictures over and over again depending on the Read More ›

Tolkien’s Fairy-Story Gifts: Fantasy

By Travis Prinzi

I intended to continue on the Moral Imagination series by referring to portions of Tolkien’s excellent essay, “On Fairy-Stories;” but the essay itself deserves its own series of posts.  I’ll Read More ›

On Truth and Parables

By Stephen Lamb

In the front flap of Peter Rollins‘ new book, The Orthodox Heretic and Other Impossibles Tales, he writes: “Religious writing is usually designed to make the truth of faith clear, Read More ›

Why Do You Write Fiction? Part I: The Sola Scriptura Objection, or, Isn’t the Bible all we need?

By S. D. Smith

From time to time I am asked about why I write stories and novels when there is “no spiritual value in it.” I disagree with the idea that there is no spiritual value in literature, Read More ›

Square Peg Alliance Uncovers Rare Dino Bones During Midwest Tour

By Eric Peters

Nashville, TN (AP Wire)
Eight Nashville-based singer-songwriters, collectively named The Square Peg Alliance, Read More ›

I Had To Tell You

By Eric Peters

I’m dragging today, and am fighting my daily bout with the post-lunch lethargy (a good reason my friends call me “Pappy”) as Ben and I are up at the studio adding touches to a Read More ›

Letters to Peter

By Pete Peterson

When I first launched the website for The Fiddler’s Gun one of the things I wanted to do was to find a way to flesh out the world and the story for people even though they hadn’t read the book yet.  What I came up with is a feature I Read More ›

Carolyn Arends Asks: Do Songs Matter? (The Answer is YES.)

By Andrew Peterson

Carolyn Arends is one of my favorite writers (not to mention one of my favorite people). Here’s a snippet of a great piece she wrote for Christianity Today this month: Read More ›

Goodbye Solo: A Movie Review

By Curt McLey

There’s a form of human despondency that runs so deep, that a man gives up. Such a level of despair is manifest in many ways but most tellingly, we see it in the eyes. Read More ›

Emotion for Cons? Not On My Casio Watch!

By S. D. Smith

We’ve already built an airtight case against Twitter here which some people tried to respond to but all I heard was “Blah, blah, blah I just ate lunch, here’s a picture of it on tinyurl.” Read More ›

Tempted, Part II

By Ron Block

We are so used to running from temptation because we are so often unbelieving. We don’t believe in the power of Christ in us, so we cut, run, and hide. Read More ›


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