October 2015

This is my second year as a tutor through Reading Partners, which is a fantastic program that fosters literacy in local schools. If you happen to have an hour a week during school hours to share, I highly encourage you to consider giving that hour to Reading Partners in a…

My friend Cat and I have been having a conversation about vocation and work, and she sent me this fantastic article Dorothy Sayers wrote in the middle of World War II entitled, Why Work?   Sayers makes the very interesting case that wartime actually does something to benefit the way we engage…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s passage comes from Sun of Righteousness, Arise! in a chapter on evolution and Christian theology, and in a section on new research in neurobiology. The frame of reference for interpreting the evolution of life does not have to be the ‘war of nature’ and the ‘struggle…

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s selection comes from The Way of Jesus Christ in a section discussing Jesus’ acceptance of outcasts (bold mine) where he basically asks this pointed question of us: On whose backs are we gaining our righteousness? It’s worth considering. The Pharisees despised ‘the country people’ because they did…

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