Millenials and Their “Radical” Faith

Over the last few months, I’ve been half-following this conversation in the Christian blogosphere about what it means to be “radical,” whether faith can be radical in the suburbs, and whether calls to radical faith are helpful or harmful for those trying to follow Jesus.  Last week Anthony Bradley, a professor at King’s College in New York City, wrote a piece that’s been bothering me.  After a long conversation with an undergraduate wrestling with the idea of vocation, Dr. Bradley wrote:I c … [Read more...]

I Need The Darkness

John Donne, "A Hymn To Christ, At The Author's Last Going Into Germany" Churches are best for prayer, that have least light; To see God only, I go out of sight; And to escape stormy days, I choose An everlasting night. C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces Holy places are dark places. Thomas Merton, Dialogues With Silence Your brightness is my darkness. I know nothing of you and, by myself, I cannot even imagine how to go about knowing you. If I imagine you, I am mistaken. If I understand you, … [Read more...]