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 […]