From overt malice to cold indifference, enmity is simply a failure to offer bold love. Yet Jesus commands us to love those who don’t love us. How?
How often are we deeply known AND deeply cherished at the same time? Not often. Such deep friendship is rare. See a quote that describes it well.Read more
Each Good Friday I open Robert Doares’ book to gaze at his drawing of the crucifixion. I stand with Doares behind the cross and see what Jesus sees.Read more
Bolted into a socket in front of the platform of the Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich, Connecticut stands a 5-foot bulky wooden cross. It’s intrusive. The preacher has to walk around it before the congregation can see him. The message is clear: this church wants the cross to intrude into our lives.Read more
Alice E. Chase’s poem, To My Grown-up Son, tugs at our hearts and helps protect us from wasting time that’s better spent on love.Read more
The Tower of Geburah makes spiritual reality tangible. Each time I read it I taste new joys. From pre-teen to adult, here is a read you will treasure.Read more
Cooke journeys from depression to joy. On his journey, he lets go of striving to please God and leans that God’s pleasure is free for the taking.