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.
The wisdom of the Church summarized in the Westminster Larger Catechism on the 9th commandment speaks to how we should speak today.
In Being Consumed, William Cavanaugh uses St Augustine and the Eucharist to challenge Christians to live faithfully in the free market.
Sitting waiting for a vaccination is a good time to remember a previous epidemic, and how grateful I am for the discoveries of science.
Contrary to popular opinion, systemic evil is an essential part of the biblical understanding of evil in a fallen world. Here is an introduction to the topic.
The wisdom tradition of Scripture in which Jesus lived provides insight for how we can search for and find truth in an age of lies and misinformation.
Till We Have Faces is a fascinating, well-told story by C. S. Lewis designed to prompt questions. Don’t just notice the questions — live in them.
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?