Siblings – and Genius

Anyone with a sibling knows that siblings are competitive at times – and apparently, that doesn’t diminish for poets and other literary figures – but sometimes, that competition can spur us on to great things. Casey N. Cep wrote a piece for The Poetry Foundation’s blog about literary siblings: The persistence of the rumor reflects the [Read More...]

Does Anyone Take a Day of Rest Anymore?

Amy Julia Becker published a great piece on her blog thinking about Andy Crouch’s new book Playing God– about power– and the Sabbath. In her piece, Becker asks: are there any Christians who take a day of rest anymore? My soul is restless, even though God has invited me to rest in the truth, love, and [Read More...]

Facebook: Rediscovering 14th Century Community Values

Last week at The High Calling, Marcus Goodyear wrote about going to his wife’s high school reunion and making a surprising discovery: Apparently high school reunions are on the wane because of Facebook. Barely 10% of my wife’s class came out to see each other in person. Honestly, this surprised me. I expected that Facebook [Read More...]

Across the Dividing Lines

At Christianity Today‘s This Is Our City project, they’re asking a provocative question: can urban and suburban Christians agree? One of the most powerful and effective promises given to the Church is the power of agreement. A supernatural force is released from heaven and revealed on earth when believers decide to faithfully and intimately agree [Read More...]


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