Writing about life is similar to gymnastics, it is much harder than it looks, and requires practice.
I admit there are times when I am unloving. But I always have a good excuse.
What happened behind the scenes to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic. The story of a group of largely unknown but plucky scientists and public health officials.
A magazine article by a superb author on hospitality (and Tom Hanks) worth reading and discussing.
Two magazine articles on disgust—something that is sadly tearing the fragile fabric of our society—that are worth reading and discussing.
Get 20% off when you pre-order Margie’s book, No Place, which will be released later this month.
Margie welcomes a young neighbor who surprises her with a request for something to eat.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates his son’s kite flying, when the glory of this simple act is made brightly alive by the setting sun.
Two books recommended for understanding transgender and sexual identity issues.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer reminds us that to love means to listen. No exceptions.
Psychologists call it languishing; most people call it the Blahs. There are ways to move from languishing towards flourishing, and to help others move, too.
In a carefully constructed study, two Christian sociologists show how White evangelicals are against racism but inadvertently promote a racialized society.
Two magazine articles on forgiveness and justice worth reading and discussing.
Graduation speeches with worn out memes and GPA totals don’t always reflect reality. They sometimes bring unwelcome surprises.
First Cow is a reimagined western, a delightful film that will change how you see.
We will fail to see our neighbor accurately if we think to highly of ourselves. And sadly, I think far too highly of myself.
Art + Faith, a new book by artist Makoto Fujimura, needs to be read by all followers of Jesus. It provides a biblical, life-giving, imaginative vision of life and the church.
Movies are worth discussing because they are the stories of our culture and our world. Here is a set of discussion questions that can be used with every film.
No Place is a memoir by Margie about a spiritual journey that takes her through her years as a young woman.
I used to refer to the Story of Scripture as Creation, Fall, Redemption & Restoration. Artist Makoto Fujimura has convinced me it should be Creation, Fall, Redemption & New Creation.