The aspects of Christianity which challenge the current cultural climate the most are the ones that force us to go deeper into our faith.
How an Atheist ‘Game of Thrones’ Writer Gave This Christian Hope for ‘The Rings of Power’
Like the unlikely hobbit carrying the fate of the world, I have found hope for “The Rings of Power” in the strangest of places, including the words of an atheist “Game of Thrones” writer.
Ironically, Christians can lack humility because God displayed humility in speaking to humanity. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Like most idols, we often worship outrage unaware. As we slavishly follow outrage, we mistakenly believe our service is to Christ.
God is calling us home and may use Wakanda or Narnia, Hogwarts or Middle Earth to stir our homesickness and point us onward.
C.S. Lewis details how patriotism can be a good and healthy sentiment, but it can also turn into idolatry without our realizing.
Good stories that reflect the great Story fail to alarm those dragon biases in our listeners. Stories fail to raise the alarm despite carrying dangerous ideas, the most dangerous in fact—the gospel.
It took a process for C.S. Lewis to arrive at the point where he recognized Christianity as truth, but once that was grasped, he was never the same.