Culture and Faith






Forgive Me For My Racism

TweetAs a kid, I’m sure I did racially insensitive things. I was thinking back to my childhood and I remember slanting my eyes with other kids and saying, “Chinese, Japanese, Dirty Knees, Look at these,”…


The Redemption of Hoggle

TweetWhen we meet Hoggle at the beginning of the Jim Henson film Labyrinth, he appears to be a little wretch of a creature. He’s rude, he’s friendless, and he’s spraying bug spray to kill fairies….


His Love for Us Feels Ridiculous

TweetAt the core of the Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) Descendants is a story about a group of characters overcoming their upbringing to triumph over its evil for good (see my previous piece here). But,…


You Are Not Your Parents

TweetDescendants is a Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) about the children of some prominent Disney villains (Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, The Evil Queen, and Jafar) attending a school for Princes/Princesses (i.e. the children of Disney…


You’re a Churchgoer, Not a Christian

TweetA BuzzFeed contributor named Katharine Myers wrote a piece recently entitled, “Dating While Christian.” In it, she chronicles her difficult time she had coming out as a Christian among the primarily atheist and agnostic liberal…