Mixed Signals

The Heart-Body Connection

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Hey, gals, this week’s Mixed Signals column over at Christ and Pop Culture is all about our obsession with weight, body image, and character—and how companies attempt to help us in our pursuit. Special K cereal has a new campaign addressing these things. It’s called “What Will You Gain When…

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Give Gifts, Not Stuff

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The new TV spots for the Red Cross may be my favorite of the year. The execution is spot-on with endearing animation and a heartening message. You can see the spots and read my analysis in my Mixed Signals column over at Christ and Pop Culture. Click over to read…

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Overcoming Evil with Good

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My work exposes me to both the worst and the best of human behavior. I’m plunged to the depths of despair when I hear of the brutal reality of sex trafficking, bonded laborers, and the exploitation of the weak. Then I hear stories of redemption that send my heart soaring—there…

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Words Matter

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Dictionaries are fairly utilitarian. Most people own one, and an old one at that. Some people appreciate them enough to collect them—like the guy who read through the entire Oxford English Dictionary in a year. Few people get excited over the release of a new edition. I’m one of the…

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