Now For Something Completely Different: Transfiguration

As much as I love tackling all the scholarly, research-driven papers required for my graduate program at Regent College (seriously, I’m geeky like that), the odd creative writing or reflective assignment is a welcome change of pace. One of the many delights of Eugene Peterson’s courses Continue reading Now For Something Completely Different: Transfiguration

What The …? (Cussing, Contempt and the Orthodontist)

My April Christianity Today column has gone online. I’m tempted to introduce it with dozens of caveats, clarifications and “other-hands,” but I best just let it speak for itself, at least to begin. I’d love to have a conversation about it, though. Let me know what you think.

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Da Pacem, Domine: A Soundtrack for Boston

Staring at the coverage of the tragic events at the Boston Marathon over the past few hours, I have found myself groping for a prayer. The normally reliable Anglican Collects seem to rush too quickly to closure, the Psalms of Lament are not quite fitting, I am impoverished of the …

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Grief Observed: Reactions to Tragedy

Much has been said in the immediate aftermath of the tragic news of Matthew Warren’s death. I don’t know the Warrens personally and have no special insight into their situation; I grieve for their terrible loss and pray they will find themselves awash in that peace …

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From Wendell Berry to You, For Easter Monday

When they want you to buy something
they will call you. When they want you
to die for profit they will let you know.
So, friends, every day do something
that won’t compute. Love the Lord.
Love the world. Work for …

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