Here are a few thoughts to share with you about this unusual season of Advent in which we find ourselves, followed by a poem by Ann Weems, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
All four gospels are important to understanding the good news of Jesus, but what is important about Mark's Gospel? As we begin a church year that primarily features Mark, here is a brief overview of this gospel.
Psalm 119 is the longest of all psalms, and no wonder, as it is a song of praise to God's word. Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 119, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
What is the great malady of our time? It is arguably the "loss of soul." Here is my sermon on Mark 13:24-37, exploring what it might mean for us to pay renewed attention to our souls.
What does it mean to speak of God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit? Here is a guest post by my daughter reflecting on that very question.
As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, here is a wonderful poem by Gerhard E. Frost, "Let Us Give Thanks."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer offers a vivid reminder to us not to let the "frenzy of life" lead to neglecting our souls.
Giving thanks daily helps us to give thanks in all circumstances. Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 100, a "Psalm of Thanksgiving," as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
As Christians we are called to live out of step with the rest of our culture, and the celebration of "Christ the King Sunday" reminds us of that. Here is my sermon on Matthew 25:31-46.
A nonet offered as a prayer at the beginning of a new day.