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.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's profoundly-moving letters from prison offer us guidance and hope as we live through this pandemic. Here is the third of a four-part series on his "Letters and Papers from Prison."
What a wonderful sonnet inspired by this Sunday’s feast of Christ the King. These words are still very timely, and deeply moving.
We come now to a feast of Ends and Beginnings! This Sunday is the last Sunday in the cycle of the Christian year, which ends with the feast of Christ the King, and the following Sunday we begin our journey through time to eternity once more, with the first Sunday of Advent. We might expect the Feast of Christ the King to end the year with climactic images of Christ enthroned in Glory, seated high above all rule and authority, one before whom every knee shall bow, and of course those are powerful and important images, images of our humanity brought by him to the throne of the Heavens. But alongside such images we must also set the passage in Matthew (25:31-46) in which Christ reveals that even as He is enthroned in Glory, the King who comes to judge at the end of the ages, he is also the hidden…
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