A reflection on this famous quote attributed to Nikolaus von Zinzendorf: "Preach the gospel, die, and be forgotten."
My Favorite Quotes about Prayer (Outside of Scripture)
I am getting ready to teach a class on prayer, and rounded up some of my favorite quotes about prayer, outside of Scripture. Here are twenty of my favorites.
The Two Words that Summarize Our Christian Faith
These two words "contain a summary of all of Christianity," according to Martin Luther, but why "grace" and "peace"? Here is my reflection on that question.
The Simple Grace of Being Accepted
What does it mean to be struck by grace? In this passage, Paul Tillich offers a beautiful description of grace, and the healing gift of simply being accepted.
Our Hidden Lives
Reflecting on what it means to live faithfully "a hidden life."
Silence and Prayer
A few of my favorite quotes on silence, particularly as it relates to prayer.
The Frame of Our Destiny
A reflection on Dag Hammarskjöld's famous words: "We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours."
Always Breathe Christ
Always breathe Christ. - St. Anthony of Egypt
What Is Our Highest Freedom?
Thomas Merton once said that "the highest freedom is found in obedience to God." What did he mean? I reflect on that here as we get ready to celebrate Independence Day.
The Journey of Faith
A brief reflection on the journey of faith.