Our souls are too important to be neglected. Here is a brief devotion, reflecting on this idea.
How to Pray with Scripture
A reflection on how to pray with Scripture using "lectio divina" followed by an excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer with some further thoughts on how to go about this spiritual practice.
Why Read the Bible?
Why read the Bible? Here are five basic reasons to read the Bible, according to the Bible itself.
Costly Grace: My Sermon on Mark 9:38-50
What would you be willing to do to enter the kingdom of God? Nothing is required, of course, because it is God's gift to us. But this gift still asks something of us, doesn't it? Here is my sermon on Mark 9:38-50.
Why Pray the Lord’s Prayer?
Why pray the Lord's Prayer? Isn't better to just talk to God, to share what is on our heart? Sometimes it is. But at other times, the Lord's Prayer offers us the words that we need to address the God that we love.
COVID-19 and “Sub Conditione Jacobea”
What does it mean to live "under the condition of James"? This pandemic is reminding us all. Here is a brief devotion on living our lives "as the Lord wishes" when our plans go awry.
Silence and Prayer
A few of my favorite quotes on silence, particularly as it relates to prayer.
Chosen in Christ: My Sermon on Ephesians 1:3-14
We have been chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world. Whoever we are, then, we are God's. Here is my sermon on Ephesians 1:3-14.
Giving Thanks for Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Today I join with Christians around the world in giving thanks for Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a faithful and courageous servant of Christ who died on this day for his part in a resistance movement against the Nazis.
To Live in the Light of the Resurrection
To live in the light of the resurrection – that is what Easter means. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer