Amid the siren call of retailers and the chaos of the calendar comes the still, small voice of an Infant newly born. I love David Schrovk’s post on the broken beauty of the manger.
Abraham Kuyper. His very name causes our faith to stand a little taller. Professor Kuyper. Kuyper the writer, philosopher, and sometime statesman; Kuyper the historian and theologian extraordinaire. Yet as the fires of his greatest trial burned away the accolades, the ashes revealed a heart that cherished one designation above all else– the simple name […]
The Valley of Vision Lord, high and holy, meek and lowly, Thou hast brought me to the valley of vision, where I live in the depths but see Thee in the heights; hemmed in by mountains of sin I behold Thy glory. Let me learn by paradox that the way down is the way up, […]
Greg Lucas has a humbling post on the true hope of every believer. All of this separation, heartbreak and uncertainty continually reminds us of of one thing–our desperate and absolute dependence on the One who cares for our son better than we could ever care for him ourselves. God has proven one thing to us […]
Excellent advice for students of the Word! “For he is the best student who does not read his thoughts into the book, but lets it reveal its own; who draws from it its sense, and does not import his own into it, nor force upon its words a meaning which he had determined was the […]
On hymns and song-writing — I love this post by Sarah Sanchez over at Fernando Ortega’s blog. “I am drawn to the specificity of [Come Down, O Love Divine]. It’s about something. It’s about a specific event in the Christian narrative. The humble stance, the plaintive tone; it’s a perfect hymn about God pouring out […]