There is a lot of mistrust, fear, and hate in our world today. What will drive them out? Not more of the same. What our world needs now is faith, hope, and love.
"God goes to all people in their need," Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes, but "Christians stand by God in God's own pain." Here is a poem, prayer, psalm, and promise featuring a poem by Bonhoeffer alongside Psalm 32.
Jesus gave up his divinity to set us free from sin, and invites all who are weary to take his yoke upon them. Here is my sermon on Romans 7 and Matthew 11:28-30.
A sonnet (of sorts) inspired by the Christian monk and writer, Thomas Merton.
In this rapidly-changing world, where we do turn to find guidance? We look to the star that endures, to the eternal that continues to be the foundation of our future.
"Be a hero in the strife," Longfellow writes, but also "learn to labor and to wait." Here is a poem, prayer, psalm, and promise featuring Longfellow's poem alongside Psalm 90.
As Christians, what do we consider the highest wisdom? Here is an answer to that question from one of the most widely-read devotional books ever written, "The Imitation of Christ" by Thomas a Kempis.
Jesus has freed us from sin so that we can live the life we were always meant to live, the "whole, healed, put-together life." Here is my sermon on Romans 6:12-23.
What does it mean to be Lutheran? In this post, I offer an answer to that question, using one of our most important confessional writings, the "Augsburg Confession," which was officially presented 490 years ago today.
A poem, prayer, psalm, and promise featuring Psalm 1 alongside a poem by RS Thomas.