If we imagine that speaking the truth fulfills our responsibility in a world of lies, we are mistaken. Being winsome means truth is always linked with lovingkindness.
It has been a long COVID winter, but there is hope, spring is coming.
As Greg Grooms shows in a review of the movie, Mr Jones, this is not the first time in history that the accusation of “fake news” confused truth and lies.
Feeding the wild birds meets my needs as I meet theirs. And I discovered a new insight about being hospitable to them during the pandemic.
This helpful and important book on biblical interpretation by a professor of New Testament speaks directly to our cultural moment in our racially divided world.
In Love Like a Conflagration, poet Jane Greer provides beauty and insight into ordinary life that is life-giving. Read her poems to more deeply love the word and the Word.
In our politicized world we are tempted to paint dire predictions of the future if the wrong party, candidate or policy wins. Christians need to distinguish between the apocalyptic and the merely tragic.
Reading through the Bible in a year can be a challenge.
I have a friend. Had a friend who was vivacious, most kind, welcoming you into her heart where ever she found you.
“Faith,” John Seel says, is a film about spiritual crisis for a non-faith market, written and directed by an ex-evangelical, but without any anger toward the church or personal axe to grind.
On the final run of the day as the sun sets, poet Sam Hamer reflects on following his son down the slope.
Sam Hamer on not quite getting a piece of music right, and then doing so, and finding something deeper.
Physical courage (rescuing someone from a fire) doesn’t always translate into moral courage (standing for justice in the workplace). How can we learn to be courageous?
This is a perfect album for a year of difficulty and strife, and yet contains the comfort and beauty of music with fitting lyrics.
One of the ways to bring comfort and pleasure to others is what I can do in the kitchen.
Beautifully crafted prose, full of insight and deeply human this slender volume of short essays touches on the big questions of life and meaning. It begs to be read aloud to friends and discussed.
“I believe that very small and local acts,” Killer Mike says, “are the foundation of effective activism.”
The subtitle of Charles Cotherman’s superb historical study summarizes the story he tells: A History of L’Abri, Regent College, and the Christian Study Center Movement. It’s a story well worth telling.
Right-handed poet Sam Hamer imagines playing his brother-in-law’s guitar, but can’t because he’s left-handed, but they can make music together.