2001: A Space Odyssey

2001 embodies the myth of progress in its iconic opening sequence: technology will ultimately save us. But Peter reminds the early Church that they are saved not by their own efforts, but by what [...]


Much sci-fi is about the promise of a pain-free life. But Wall-E points out that a pain-free life might not actually lead to our flourishing. Peter opens his letter to suffering Christians by [...]

To Serve Man

Easter celebrates Jesus' resurrection, his victory over death, and our invitation to new life. But in a world where there's no such thing as a free lunch, how can we trust that God really wants [...]

Listening for God

How often do we have to ask, “What did you say?” because we weren’t listening to someone? If that’s true in our distracted, busy lives, how much more true is it in our faith? On Palm Sunday, we [...]