An Open Letter from Barack Obama to Louie Giglio

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Last night I dreamt that I was reading The New York Times and stumbled upon this open letter from the President to evangelical pastor Louie Giglio: To my friend, Pastor Louie Giglio, We share the essence of a common religious heritage. We both profess a faith in Jesus Christ, both call on God for direction and [Read More...]

Praying for Obama – Whether He Wants Me To Or Not

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Editor’s Note: This is the second post from John Mark Reynolds, Provost of Houston Baptist University and frequent social commentator, who is now a contributing writer to this blog. I will continue to note his posts for a week or two, until people get the idea that it can no longer be assumed that every [Read More...]

Richard Foster on Teaching the Spiritual Disciplines to Your Church and Your Children

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Richard Foster — he has a new book out, Sanctuary for the Soul — and speak with him about contemplative prayer in the modern world.  Foster is a marvel of grace and humility and wisdom.  I couldn’t decide what to do with this material, since it [Read More...]

Finding Spiritual Life in a Technological World

I cannot tell you how many times I have stood in awe before mountains and canyons, forests and cliffs, rivers and seas, marveling at the sublime majesty of God’s creation and the incomprehensible power and intelligence that must have been required to conceive such wonders and bring them into being. Yosemite National Park, the northern [Read More...]


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