It could be that America is heading into very “difficult times.” If that is true, what are the implications for the followers of Jesus?
This generously illustrated biography of artist Gwen John reveals a modernist painter whose works revealed the beauty of her subjects, whether portraits or interior scenes.
Four excerpts from my reading: On Taylor Smith; on bridging progressive / conservative divides; on MAGA’s rage and joy; & on the interest in tarot among Nones.
James K. A. Smith explains why looking at my past with regret is a denial of God’s grace, who has taken my story into his Story in Christ.
In this brief tribute to the Rev. Dr. Timothy Keller (1950-2023), I call attention to him as a faithful border-stalker, a characteristic all followers of Jesus should desire.
For a wonderful selection of poems that celebrate the glory of creation and the extraordinary nature of the ordinary, get a copy of Mary Oliver’s Devotions.
Two books on foundational doctrines of American evangelicalism. Developed by John Nelson Darby, they involve novel ideas about the Bible, the church, and End Times.
It is difficult to wait for things, like spring. Or for God to bring about justice against wicked schemes.
In this sermon I reflect on Psalm 130, and the calling of God that we flourish, not languish, in waiting. Doing so makes us people of hope.
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.