As we grow old, we need someone to walk with us as we enjoy the pleasures and pitfalls of aging.
In an uncertain world, the question is how should we respond when we are uncertain how to respond? Here’s a place to begin.
Dana Gioia’s essay, “Christianity and Poetry” in First Things is must reading for understanding Christian faith and Scripture.
In her superb novel, Moses, Man of the Mountain, Zora Neale Hurston blends the biblical story, folklore, and the legacy of southern slavery.
Three brief extracts from my reading: prevalence of guns; how to read; our experience of faith in a pluralistic world.
Read an interview with Margie on The Cultivating Project about The Place Trilogy of memoirs I have published.
Being politicized seduces the followers of Jesus away from the primacy of Scripture and the Christ-like ethic of loving those made in God’s image.
Even parts of creation that seem unproductive and wasteful, like swamps, are the Lord’s and vital in the orderly planet he made.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates the loveliness of the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota, a place resplendent with God’s glory.
Social Creature is a keen window of insight into our world, a crime novel about two young adults that merely want to live life to the fullest.
Three brief extracts: how Christians & non-Christians see us; French social thermalism; and the difference in sermons at Pearl Harbor and 9/11.
A sermon Denis preached about how the world is broken, and we are fallen, but God is doing a new, life-giving thing and has given us credible reasons for hope.
Sometimes our true selves are best revealed when there are no onlookers. No obvious onlookers, anyway.
Two books, a compendium of short pieces on the art and ideas that propelled America to prominence between 1945-1968, and a biography of St. Paul.
A dystopian science fiction novel and a Russian short story help us focus on what matters most.
Two helpful books. One helps us talk Christianly about climate change and the other helps us think Christianly about all of life and culture.
Margie’s new “Place Trilogy” of books is now available: The Exact Place, No Place, This Place. She has recorded a reading for your listening pleasure.
Stop reading, listening, and watching news that makes you angry and depressed. Find stories filled with compassion, love and humor.
Social media will not go away, so we need to revisit the question of how to be faithful in our use of it.
In Lifting the Veil, poet, priest, and scholar Malcolm Guite restores the imagination to its rightful place in Christian faithfulness.