Glory In Gold

In a world where all of our material goods are disposable, replaceable, and valued in dollars, the brilliant surrender of the world to winter - a transformation of color whose beauty exceeds any practical purpose - is a valuable gift that tells us a lot about the Creator, His delights, and His nature. [Click title to read more.]


God Of The Sparrows

In May of 2017 in a garden-variety suburb in a garden-variety state in America, a country which contains 321 million people, in a world which contains around 7 billion people, a starling died in a dryer vent and God noticed. His authority and His power do not render Him distant even from the smallest details. [Click title to read more.]

Lessons From A Robin’s Nest

In all honesty, too many of us are hothouse believers: Christians who only fully express their holy nature when the circumstances and the moment and their feelings are right. [Click title to read more.]

The Hawk In My Yard: Or, Why Some People Struggle To Believe

It's at times like these that I understand why some people struggle to believe the Bible, and to believe God. I don't think it's just because of innate skepticism or because they can't bring themselves to believe in what they perceive to be myths; I think they're afraid it's too good to be true. [Click title to read more.]

Holy Squirrels

It's true that sometimes God may direct us here or there to do a particular thing and give us awareness of that. But I also think that more often than not God intends to use our normal and our very unremarkable lives - often when we're not looking or paying attention - to change the world. [Click title to read more.]