Four extracts: Wendell Berry’s vital words; Marilyn Chandler on childlikeness; Michael Gerson sees rot in evangelical politics; Tish Harrison Warren on A Rocha.
A Rocha takes God’s word in scripture and creation seriously—please consider supporting its work of caring for the Lord’s earth.
As we grow old, we need someone to walk with us as we enjoy the pleasures and pitfalls of aging.
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.
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.
Books Noted: Saving Us (Katherine Hayhoe, 2021) and Calvinism for a Secular Age (Jessica Joustra & Robert Joustra, 2022)
Two helpful books. One helps us talk Christianly about climate change and the other helps us think Christianly about all of life and culture.
In poetic prose, Scott Schuleit reflects on how windows shape our vision, deepening it and occasionally distracting it.
Poet Sam Hamer celebrates his son’s kite flying, when the glory of this simple act is made brightly alive by the setting sun.
Sitting waiting for a vaccination is a good time to remember a previous epidemic, and how grateful I am for the discoveries of science.