He Is Risen
Christ is risen. This is our story. This is our song. This is the heart of our faith. When evil and chaos have done their worst, when they have killed the Lord of Glory, that is not yet the last … More
What exactly must be done to earn justly dispensed mercy? What happens to mercy when it bumps up against the boundaries of performance expectations, especially those that appear to be black and white? What happens to mercy when the desired … More
Law and Love
Thursday, I listened to a speech by an old lawyer to a group of lawyers. He began by reminding them of their core values—law and justice—and then told stories of times when brave lawyers had used the law to provide … More
A Secret Place
A frequent metaphor for God in the Bible is “Rock.” The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and … More
Dropping names can be a good or not-so-good thing. Today, let’s look at a story that is both. Maybe the good/not-so-good qualities depend on who’s dropping and who’s receiving.