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Sticking Our Necks Out: Judgement in the Age of COVID Phases

Life is judged with all the blindness of life itself. – Santayana My friend recently admitted that he and his wife had invited people over for dinner. Plenty of qualifiers were set in place—not only did everyone eat outside on their porch, but their guests were mindful enough to bring their own food, their own […]

The High Cost of Change

A few weeks ago, an Instagram influencer mentioned how her husband had recently developed a curious fixation with The Weather Channel. Every morning, she would come downstairs to find him preparing breakfast with one eye on the forecast. “Hey, honey, check out these storms over Texas,” he would say. And that’s exactly what she would […]

A Grave Burden

Blessed are those who carry / for they shall be raised. – Anna Kamienska Several years ago, during Christmas vacation, my dad and I were discussing funerals. This is not as weird as it sounds. We were two pastors talking our trade. The conversation turned to my own grandfather’s service, which had taken place twenty-five […]

Great Marriages Don’t Just Happen (And Other Threats Disguised as Sermons)

Unsettling Signs and Statues, and the Unnaturalness of Unlimited Grace

This Abundant Life

To Limit Oneself to Living: On Mundane Moments and an Abundant God

To My Fellow 2020 “Graduates”: Some Encouragement from My Middle School Diary

On Finding Contentment in “the Middle”

Alone Together In One Body and Spirit

Finding Forms of Fellowship Right Now

Compassion, Connection, and the Singular “With” of the Gospel

This is the Moment: His Presence in the Present

The End of Individualism

It Is Indeed Not Good for Man to Be Alone

The Couple Who Quarantines Together

What to Do When Whatever You Do, Your Spouse Does the Opposite

Reasonable Access

So Much More than a Story of Brokenness

Memoirs of a Geisha’s Hairline and the Halftime Show

The Prohibition, not the Lusciousness, Lures Us to the Forbidden Fruit