Recent Writings / Fall 2016

A collection of my publications from recent months

Christ-centered for the Common Good (Fall 2016, Biola Magazine)

The cover story Biola Magazine's Fall 2016 issue, on the ways that Christian colleges are uniquely positioned to contribute to the flourishing of the broader society.


Religious Liberty Preserved (Fall 2016, Biola Magazine)

An overview of the story of Senate Bill 1146, the California bill that threatened the religious liberty of faith-based colleges and universities.


Watching 'Arrival' and Waiting for Advent (Nov. 18, 2016 The Gospel Coalition)

A review of Denis Villeneuve's new film Arrival 


Church Should Feel Uncomfortable (Nov. 11, 2016, The Gospel Coalition)

An article that sums up the main concept of my forthcoming book, Uncomfortable 


Hacksaw Ridge: The Bloody, True Story of Faith in Action (Nov. 3, 2016, Christianity Today)

A review of Mel Gibson's new film Hacksaw Ridge


The Chosen One (November/December 2016, Relevant Magazine)

The cover story for Relevant's Nov/Dec 2016 issue, featuring Andrew Garfield and Mel Gibson of Hacksaw Ridge


‘Voyage of Time’: Bridge from Science to Faith (October 21, 2016, The Gospel Coalition)

A review of Terrence Malick's new film, Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience


Fearless Faith in a Time of Forgetting (August 30, 2016, Christianity Today)

A book review of Good Faith: Being a Christian When Society Thinks You're Irrelevant and Extreme by Gabe Lyons and David Kinnaman


Analyzing Power and Privilege in ‘Ben-Hur’ (August 22, 2016, The Gospel Coalition)

A review of the 2016 remake of Ben-Hur


In Higher Education, California is Becoming Anti-Choice (August 9, 2016, Canon & Culture)

An article about religious liberty, pluralism, educational choice and the California Senate Bill 1146