The Abrupt Beauty Of The Psalms

Sometimes the refrain of lament-to-praise feels like whiplash, like a contradiction. To those unfamiliar with it, it undoubtedly reads that way. And yet it’s the walk of faith: the sometimes-grim or sorrowful recognition of what feelings exist, the acknowledgment of one’s circumstances, paired with the resolution that God is who God is. [Click title to read more.]


Short-Sightedness Can Ruin You

What strikes me the most reading the stories of the Bible's vow-breakers is that our arrogance often goes much deeper than we think: we really do believe we know ourselves better than God does. [Click title to read more.]