Does pop culture fit into the cultural mandate?

God did not just make humans who could make culture. God specifically says that humans should make culture to reflect him as Creator.

This summer, read two old books for every new one

We asked a few faculty members to recommend one new book and two old ones in the same category for summer reading.

Beyond the Pulpit

A day-in-the-life of Southern preaching professor and pastor Hershael W. York.

Comic books and the gospel: Our longing for escape and redemption

The growing cultural phenomenon surrounding comic books and the escape from the pressures of normal life.

3 Questions with Gray Havens

EDITOR’S NOTE: David Redford is the lead singer of the Christian folk band, Gray Havens.  1. Are there authors or artists who have influenced the style you and your wife have developed? Listening to sermons expositing Scripture and lectures taught me what to say, and stories — like The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia — taught me how to…

Encountering God in the Silence

Inspired by Francis Schaeffer, Chad Nuss combines art and evangelism in a new worldview adventure

The Ark Encounter rises above a storm of skepticism

Perched on the hills of northern Kentucky, in a town whose population is smaller than the enrollment of Southern Seminary, is a life-sized replica of Noah’s Ark, in the truest sense a monument of biblical proportions. Using a 20.4-inch cubit, the Ark Encounter measures 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 91.5 feet high —…

Towers | June-July 2016

The wonder awakens: The religious world of the Star Wars saga

When the next Star Wars movie comes out, go to a showing and talk to 20 people standing in line. You’ll hear 20 different stories about the first time they saw the movies — one a 12-year-old with his brother, another a 7-year-old at the cinema for the first time, another a ’90s kid watching…

The Portrayal of Fathers in Popular Media

At best, television dads are nominal or figurehead leaders of the home, but at worst, they are relegated to the intellectual level of the family pet.