All four gospels are important to understanding the good news of Jesus, but what is important about Mark's Gospel? As we begin a church year that primarily features Mark, here is a brief overview of this gospel.
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.
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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Psalm 46 has been an important psalm to me for a very long time, and I want to share a few personal reasons why that is so.
Here are my top ten verses in scripture on walking with God and on running the race of faith. Next time you are out walking or running, one of these verses might be good to take along with you!
Here is one more wonderful poem by Luci Shaw from her latest collection of poetry, "The Generosity."
As I celebrate the one-year anniversary of this blog, I offer a thank you and a reminder of why I began this blog.