I’ve been trying to learn to listen all my life. I’m still at it and have a long way to go. Learning to listen is a lifelong discipline.
Three brief extracts: young adults can’t read or write cursive; hatred breeds gullibility; and insight on state lotteries.
A Christian human rights lawyer asks whether being pro-life requires us to allow the State to legally mandate childbirth.
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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.
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.