I shouldn’t tell you what I gave up for Lent, but the impact on me was so good I’m going to tell you anyway. Hope it’s worth it.
This book celebrates and demonstrates what it means to be faithful in the ordinary to the glory of God.
Bono’s memoir is a lyrically written story of U2, songs, music, fame, activism, relationships, and deep faith.
Four extracts: Wendell Berry’s vital words; Marilyn Chandler on childlikeness; Michael Gerson sees rot in evangelical politics; Tish Harrison Warren on A Rocha.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes our true selves are best revealed when there are no onlookers. No obvious onlookers, anyway.