Travis Prinzi



Advent Calendar: Games, Apps, and Presents!

By Travis Prinzi

The Facebook app sneaks those other app recommendations in so smoothly. I went through the emotions of interest to intrigue to disgust in record time as I discovered, scrolling through Facebook, that someone Read More ›

Confessions of a Clan Clasher and Candy Crusher

By Travis Prinzi

I haven’t written in a long time. Not just at the Rabbit Room, but anywhere. I wish there were some genuinely good reason for this, like transient loss of finger movement, or that my brain suddenly started thinking only in Japanese for a few months straight. But there isn’t. Read More ›

“I Wish Our World Was Like That”

By Travis Prinzi

My daughter Sophia, 6 years old, has become a big fan of the Avengers. Her favorite, she says, is Thor. So after watching The Avengers film together recently, I thought we’d watch Thor together as well. I had not seen it previously. Read More ›

The Creepy Tunnel Adventure, Part 1

By Travis Prinzi

This past summer, I had myself an adventure. It’s the first part of a two-parter, mostly because when you’re a grownup, you can get started on an adventure but not have time to finish it. Read More ›

Me and My Guitar and My Faith

By Travis Prinzi

I’ve been playing guitar for 20 years without really knowing how. I’ve written songs—lots of them. I’ve played in bands. I’ve just started a new one, actually. But I’ve mostly just hammered away on an acoustic Read More ›

Light Shining in a Dark Place

By Travis Prinzi

I like scary stories, in case you couldn’t already tell. I believe George MacDonald was correct that we are to “make righteous use of the element of horror.” I recently had the honor and privilege of fleshing out these Read More ›

Christian Storytelling, Part V: Faithful Improvisation

By Travis Prinzi

There’s a lot of N. T. Wright talk around here right now, so it seems an appropriate time to continue the series on Christian Storytelling. In the past couple of installments we began Read More ›

Christian Storytelling, Part IV: The Biblical Drama

By Travis Prinzi

Christian Storytelling: Part I
Christian Storytelling: Part II
Christian Storytelling: Part III Read More ›

Christian Storytelling Part III: The Story of the Scriptures

By Travis Prinzi

Christian Storytelling: Part I
Christian Storytelling: Part II
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“To Clear the Mental Ray:” Advent and Transformed Vision

By Travis Prinzi

Every year I hope for this season to be full of life-transforming meaning, and every year, I feel like I barely grasp hold of some fleeting thoughts about the season before we’re suddenly unwrapping presents, Read More ›

Christian Storytelling, Part II: The Story of God

By Travis Prinzi

Christian Storytelling, Part I: The Right Stories

I have always loved systematic theology.  I own four (Grudem, Oden, Hodge, and Reymond).  Ironically Read More ›

Christian Storytelling, Part I: The Right Stories

By Travis Prinzi

There’s a scene near the beginning of the great film, Walk the Line, where a very young Johnny Cash is talking with his older brother Jack, who plans to become a preacher when he grows up. Johnny is Read More ›