Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 51, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
The Shape of Your Cross: My Sermon on Matthew 16:21-28
What does it mean to follow Jesus today? Here is a sermon focusing on that important question.
Letters and Papers from Prison – Part 2
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's profoundly-moving letters from prison offer us a message of hope as we live through this pandemic. Here is the second of a four-part series on his "Letters and Papers from Prison."
Think about These Things (Not Those Things)
What we think about matters to God, and it should matter to us. Here is a brief reflection on the importance of watching our thoughts and guarding our hearts.
How Writing Poetry Has Deepened My Spiritual Life
Here is a reflection on how writing poetry has nourished my faith in these challenging times, and deepened my encounters with scripture.
Who Do You Say that I Am?: My Sermon on Matthew 16:13-20
Jesus asks us all a very basic question: "Who do you say that I am?" Our answer directly affects how we live out our faith and how we live our lives. Here is my sermon on this profound question.
Running Faith’s Race
As a runner, I try to remember that every step I take is a gift from God, and an opportunity to run faith's race.
Sonnet for Psalm 19
Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 19, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
Woman, Great Is Your Faith!: My Sermon on Matthew 15:21-28
What can an unnamed Canaanite woman teach us about faith in Jesus? A great deal, it turns out. Here is my sermon on the woman who begged Jesus for crumbs from the master's table.
Anxieties, Rip Currents, and the Peace that Surpasses All Understanding
Pondering similarities between life's anxieties and the ocean's rip currents, and how our faith can offer us peace in these anxious times.