Two Voices, Each Day

Lately, I have been struggling for something to say. What can we say, after all, that has yet to be said? The wisdom of King Solomon strikes again. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness to the flesh. And this was true before the moveable-type printing press, let…

Self-Pity, Pride, and a Gospel Word

I once had a friend at work who- how do I say this spiritually- provided many opportunities to cultivate patience in my soul. To those who are new to the faith, what that means is that he drove all of us bananas. In a job that requires constant communication and socialization, the guy whose mouth…

Early Birds and the Economy of God

Sometimes I think the hardest part of Christianity is letting God be God. I always think there is a better way, a painless way, an easy way. I can’t speak for you, I guess, but I am after a theology of glory rather than a theology of the cross. Or to put it more clearly,…