A strong and unmistakable mandate of the Christian ethos - one of Christianity's defining characteristics - is that we are to love and care both for those who love us, and for those who do not. We are heart-obligated to the community around us. [Click title to read more.]
Thoughts on gratitude and some pre-Thanksgiving testimonies that will help us remember the spiritual, and not material, blessings of the season. [Click title to read more.]
For Thanksgiving I'd love to put up a post celebrating God's grace in honor of the season. In what spiritual ways has Christ blessed you this year? [Click title to read more.]
A lot of us confuse "progress" with "enormous accomplishment." But progress is moving forward. And everyone's progress is going to look different, because we all start at different places, with different gifts, and different resources. [Click title to read more.]
Most people look askance at the mere concept of miracles in general. Or angels. Or an afterlife. The idea that humans might be part of a bigger, broader story, that there is something epic and cosmic and important above and beyond us, has fallen into irrelevance beside the urgency of now. And that is why love matters. [Click title to read more.]
A list of things you ought to know from the fellow believer who stands at the front of the classroom [Click title to read more]
I'm aware that my view of God as a father is colored by the kindness and love I've received from my own. Not everyone is so privileged. But if you are a father, please remember you aren't alone. [Click title to read more].