What's So Good About Good Friday?

A few years ago I was asked to write a piece for TCW Magazine exploring our natural tendency to want the high of Easter Sunday without the low of Good Friday. As we once again find ourselves in the midst of another Dark Friday, I thought I’d share …

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Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis (A Poem for Good Friday)

I have found the poems of Denise Levertov to be particularly good companions this Lenten Season. Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis is one of her more staggering pieces – a look a little deeper into what it must have cost to make this Friday good.

By Denise Levertov

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Amy Grant, Fragile and Me

Amy Grant was the first person who taught me the power of a song; she will always have priority seating in my heart. So I’ve been looking forward to her concert with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with glee. …

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Knowing God Means More Than Describing Him (April CT column)

Last week, Christianity Today published the last in my five year series of Wrestling With Angels columns. I’ll have some exciting announcements soon about what’s going to be on my plate next, but in the meantime I’d love to get your thoughts on the power and limitations of words … …

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