Thousands of Happy, Unwitting Plagiarists: The Shaping Legacy of Tim Keller
He may have entered into his reward, but I’ll still be standing on his shoulders, riding his gospelly coattails, and recycling all his best stuff forever and ever, Amen.
Young People, Go Outside
Even if only for a few brief moments, develop a daily habit of walking away from whatever is demanding too much of your attention (especially if it is sinful) to go look at the sky. Your future self will thank you.
Young People, Church Membership Isn’t Optional
Whether you’re in college or out, reject the idea that committing to a local church is something only to be done when you’re older, more “established,” or in the life stage of having a family.
Even Tolkien Felt Like a Failure
If only Tolkien had known then what we know now about his “unsuccessful” work. And if only we knew now what we will one day know about our own work and how it fits into God’s overall plan to save and heal the world.
Encourage Discouraged Pastors
I doubt that you could possible know what intentional love can do for those God has, in his providence, put over you in the Lord.
Anxious for Nothing
You may not comprehend all that’s happening to you, but you can remind yourself of the purposes of the One working it toward your eventual good.
To My Friends Who Are No Longer Friends With Jesus
To my friends who are no longer friends with Jesus: I want you to know that if I am aware of you walking away from Jesus, I have prayed for you and even cried for you. A couple of years ago I was reading The Last Battle from C.S. Lewis’s “The Chronicles of Narnia” to […]
On the third day He rose again — A Sonnet for Easter
In the mornings this year I’ve been re-reading a fourth century masterpiece. While Athanasius’s On the Incarnation is remarkable, it was C. S. Lewis who termed it a ‘masterpiece’ in his famous introduction to a new English translation of Athanasius’s work. As I read through the chapters of De Incarnatione Verbi Dei, I started summarizing each of the […]
The Gospel Never Does Nothing
God works in ways we can’t understand. The one thing we can be sure of, always, is that he works. He never does nothing. That’s good news.
A Reflection on “The Sower’s Song” by Andrew Peterson
His nail-pierced hand will wipe every tear from the eyes of his Bride. Our redeemed bodies will stand in the presence of the Prince of Peace, delighting in His majesty as death dies. Then the Sower of every flourishing promise will dwell with us for all eternity.