December 13, 2018

Advent is about praying for Jesus the Immanuel to come into our lives–strength, mind, soul, and heart–and work his redemptive healing. Read more

December 7, 2018

Sometimes we need a broad-horizoned place to hunger and thirst and discover that our soul longs for God alone. Read more

November 15, 2018

 In hurrying along our way, we often miss what matters most. Read more

November 9, 2018

Maybe mercy is the key to living well and truly. We’re going to die. But seek and accept God’s mercy.  Show mercy to others. Read more

October 31, 2018

What if we came to understand that while our salvation is not in doubt, the effects of Christ’s grace still have to wend their way through our souls after death? Read more

October 23, 2018

Eugene Peterson wrote: “A contemplative life is not an alternative to the active life, but its root and foundation.” Read more

October 11, 2018

Before something mighty we have to let ourselves feel a little awe.  Even a flooded creek, relentlessly seeking its own level, should inspire awe. Read more

October 2, 2018

Jesus’ manna helps me challenge the self-constructed narrative that views the future as a to-do list, one big, brittle necessity rather than a horizon of possibility. Read more

September 11, 2018

We can tie ourselves in knots trying to figure out the will of God.  But I think that sometimes the question of the will of God is too open-ended.  I think we really have to begin with the question: what do you want? Read more

September 9, 2018

The problem runs deep for those of us who profess to follow Christ. Does the gospel transform lives? Is the Holy Spirit at work within us? Read more

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