On the need to cultivate the fantasy-lives of believers in Spirit-filled churches.
A review of five books on the topics of reconciliation and peacebuilding.
Who are the gatekeepers of God?s truth?
For reasons of bad theology to bad taste, sometimes it?s easier to flee than fight.
From the vulgar to the profane--is there such a thing as redemptive use of "four-letter words?"
A U2 concert provides truth and healing in the midst of suffering.
A review of Narnia, Disney?s 2005 production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
Considering fashion on the college campus and beyond.
On what it means to be covenant people, discovered through the themes of Scripture.
What happens to us when we die?
A recounting of lately stumbled-upon wisdom regarding grace, redemption and forgiveness.
Pop and folk have their places, to be sure, but there's something different going on in rock 'n roll.
Experiences as a supply pastor in many churches prompts reflection on two types of worship services.
From Pieces of April and an album of 69 love songs by its music director to the dark alienation of Nick Cave and Grinderman.
Collage in the music of Liz Janes, the dissolution of racial prejudice in Monster’s Ball and cultural awareness in The Story of the Weeping Camel.
A talk and slide show from the author's recent photography exhibit.
Moving from anti-matter schizophrenia to an appropriate delight in things.
A review of The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones, illustrated by Jago.
A book review of Gum, Geckos and God: A Family's Adventure in Space, Time and Faith by James S. Spiegel.
A humble home liturgy inspires confession and remembering.
A list related to a current thread within Christianity.
How a children's book shaped a lifelong approach to singing.
On understanding a creative reality through images.
A review of The Reason for Sports: A Christian Fanifesto by Ted Kluck.
A reflection on a full-bodied model for teaching, celebrating and practicing communion.
A journey through an appropriately circuitous thought process on an elusive director.
A plea for unity among Christians.
An interview with John Van Sloten, author of The Day Metallica Came to Church.
On Protestant theology and the revival of discipline.
A selection of intelligent movies spanning the past thirteen years.