A Prayer For Orion

A Prayer For Orion

Katherine James, award-winning novelist, missionary, faithful follower of God, endured a nightmare no parent ever asked for. And she and her family came out of it with more hope than ever before. In A Prayer for Orion: A Son’s Addiction and a Mother’s Love, James...
Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

Beyond Awkward Side Hugs

My friend and I met in a trendy crepe restaurant to talk about our lives—the struggles and the successes. She sat across from me sipping her cappuccino and said with a note of sadness, “Church events end up being reminders that I’m alone. I leave feeling more lonely...
My Generosity Assignment to the Homeless

My Generosity Assignment to the Homeless

Meet my unexpected friends: Theophilus I was in Washington, DC with a young friend, heading for the Air and Space Museum, but construction was concealing the entrance. So I approached an older man sitting on a concrete wall.  “Do you know where the entrance is?” He...
Love in a Time of Trauma

Love in a Time of Trauma

Sheltering in place has left us all feeling out of place. So how should we live in a world of frightened, exposed people? These days, it’s as if we’re all walking around naked. Stripped of many of those things we covered ourselves with—our jobs, our...
Our Holy Artist

Our Holy Artist

The Holy Spirit is the member of the Triune God whose role is hardest to define. Can it be that part of his job description includes creating art? He convicts us of sin, guides us into truth, draws us toward Christ, transforms us, and hides the Word in our hearts. He...
Art As a Holy Partnership

Art As a Holy Partnership

According to Richard Rohr, the prophets in a social structure stand off-center in a place of observation. Their position on “the edge of inside” affords them a view that is informed and yet independent. From this vantage point, the Apostle John was given the divine...

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