[Listen to the sound file while you read — two inches to the right of this line on this page, marked “Aubre’s Gift”] A Morning Devotion for Good Friday of Holy Week The Savior is forsaken by the Father. Adapted from the accounts of Psalm 22:1-31 and Mt 27:45-46; Mk 15:33-34 Jesus applies Psalm 22 … More Feeling Abandoned by God Himself
Friday is for Heart Songs “And while the book is remarkable in its entirety — take a closer look with Kathryn Schulz’s exquisite review for New York Magazine — one of Holt’s most fascinating conversations is with someone one wouldn’t immediately peg as an expert on cosmogony: novelist John Updike, who seems to share in Isaac Asimov’s famous contention that “the most … More John Updike Observation on Science and Mystery
Weekend Links For years I have trained others to be “theologically driven and pragmatically informed.” I was seeking to develop disciples who who be able to fight the bent of much of the pop-church culture of being “pragmatically driven and only slightly theologically salted.” Training my students at the seminary and disciples in the church was … More As Promised—-Back by Popular Demand: Weekend Links: John Piper, Trevan Wax, Jared Wilson, Kevin DeYoung, School Pension Reform, Seth Godin
Zero time to post this evening so I thought I would pass on something I found in my files from Kairos Journal. One of my favorite mystery writers is Dorothy Sayers. I love her characterizations. I love her sense of humor. And I love the Christian worldview that permeates her stories. If you have never read … More Empty Churches and the Dull Dogma of Christianity?
Friday is for Heart Songs It is almost beyond dispute that the 21st Century church in America is filled with base elements and is a shadow of what Christ would have us be in holiness and purity. We are less than what we ought to be, less than what we could be, and spiritually impoverished … More The Carnality of the American Church