No Ideas But In Things: A Baptist Recovers Ritual

Bread and wine became things by which I came to know even more deeply the presence of God. As one of my professors told me, “When the world is completely upside down, the Eucharist is always the same. That’s the power of ritual.” [Read more…]

Is God Guilty?

God is guilty. I do not make this claim lightly. But I make it in the strength of the company of some of the most faithful people in history. [Read more…]

Struggling with Silence in an Instant-Gratification World

Silence allows us to rest from our own “noise within—our desires that plague us, our worries that deplete us, our thoughts that agitate us—that we must calm.” When we rest from the continual interior dialogue, we allow space for God to work within us. [Read more…]