The Author

Brett McCracken is a senior editor at The Gospel Coalition and author of Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian CommunityGray Matters: Navigating the Space Between Legalism and Liberty, and Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide. Brett and his wife, Kira, live in Santa Ana, California. They belong to Southlands Church, where Brett serves as an elder. You can follow him on Twitter

Brett’s Books

‘Come Sunday,’ ‘The Heretic,’ and the Sad Stories of ‘Rebel’ Pastors

When “relevance” entails reinventing the wheel or “rethinking” major doctrines, it just becomes gimmicky and sad.

‘Chappaquiddick’ and the Temptation of Self-Preservation

A new film about Ted Kennedy asks us whether

A Supernatural Nature Documentary: ‘The Riot and the Dance’

N. D. Wilson’s nature documentary ‘The Riot and the

In Defense of Irrelevant Films

In a society obsessed with what’s timely and important

New CBS Sitcom ‘Living Biblically’ Brings Faith to Primetime

CBS’s new sitcom ‘Living Biblically’ illustrates our culture’s need