Here is my review of Amy Julia Becker's wonderful new book on healing, "To Be Made Well: An Invitation to Wholeness, Healing, and Hope."
The Freedom of the Gospel: My Sermon on Galatians 5
The apostle Paul teaches us that it is for freedom that Christ has set us free, but what type of freedom? Here is my sermon on Galatians 5:1, 13-25.
One Last Text: A Poem for My Dad
A poem for my dad ...
The Christian Formerly Known as Legion: My Sermon on Luke 8:26-39
The man in today's gospel reading was called Legion, but not anymore. Here is my sermon on Luke 8:26-39.
Holding Onto the Thread
When I was in Florida for my father’s recent hospitalization, death, and funeral, I was holding onto the thread that is described in this poem by William Stafford: The Way It Is | William Stafford There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you…
Bearing the Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control
When we abide in Jesus, we will bear much fruit. Here is the last of my devotions on the fruit of the Spirit, this time focused on self-control.
The Suffering that Leads to Hope: My Sermon on Romans 5:1-5
How can suffering lead to hope? Here is Paul's answer to that question, in Romans 5:1-5.