catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

Guerrilla gifting

Learning to believe again, via the story of St. Nicholas.


The myth of Santa: Fiction or lie?

A parent's perspective on the man from the North Pole.

Paper sack

Remembering the Christmas Eve celebrations of childhood.


“Oh, is that for me?”

Remembering terrible gift choices and why thoughtfulness matters.

It was a horse

Or was it a mule?  Perspectives on tradition.



Lessons from a history of accidentally going without.

Don’t rock the boat, baby

A critique from the heartland of niceness.


Put your whole self in

Encouraging faith communities to lament together.


A report from a Bible college on the taboo of politics.


Real relationships

What exactly goes on inside the bonds of couplehood?