Jesus tells a convicting story about two men who went to the Temple to pray. The one who was most right was unacceptable before God.
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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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.
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.