For everyone who has ever doubted the force of His love, this is for you. Very few things have ever really "changed my life." This is one of them. From a sermon on Communion, this is Kierkegaard: "'Love (Christ's love) covers a multitude of sins.' "And is it not true that you have felt that, […]
Yesterday, I posted an article on the newest phenomenon in the publishing world. Today I want to explore the reasons fueling the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, and examine why we as believers should be concerned with the foothold it occupies in the American psyche. This is Part Two, "Fifty Shades of Grace." Tomorrow […]
DH Lawrence and thousands like him, climbed from the trenches of World War One, slipped off their uniforms, and stepped into civilian life. But the landscape was different now, irrevocably altered. As were they.
“I was once in love with a girl; she became a theologian…” So began the account of an almost love story, penned by the hand of the famed martyr, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. By all accounts an intense and solitary man the Bonhoeffer of younger years appears to have opened his heart to only her and in […]
"God is in the manger, wealth in poverty, light in darkness, succor in abandonment. No evil can befall us; whatever men may do to us, they cannot but serve the God who is secretly revealed as love and rules the world and our lives."
In 1237 Jeanne, Countess of Flanders, founded a hospital to provide for the needs of the sick and wayfaring. The result was a healing convergence of beauty and the most advanced palliative care. Today Jeanne's legacy lingers with us, clothed in the form of one of the most beautiful buildings in all of northern France. […]