Twin Poles: A Review of Bavinck

According to this reading, Bavinck’s writings supposedly reveal the mind of a highly compartmentalized thinker whose reformed “Dr. Jekyll” is frequently overpowered by a modernist “Mr. Hyde” (depending on your worldview, you might wish to identify these personae the other way around).
Eat This Bread: Blessed, Broken, and Given  

Eat This Bread: Blessed, Broken, and Given  

Can you think of a stranger ritual than the one that has been shared by Christians for more than 2000...
Good Friday at Zion Pres

Good Friday at Zion Pres

That's where I found it, standing just off the road, on gravel, across from a cemetery, all the ingredients of a dead church once upon a time named Zion Pres. Out here, not all of such ruins are Presbyterian. Many are Lutheran, some on the reservation are Episcopal. They come in all flavors, although size is fairly standard on the edge of the Plains: not big.
“Practice Resurrection”: 3 Ways to Find New Life

“Practice Resurrection”: 3 Ways to Find New Life

What does it mean to “practice resurrection” in a world that is filled with death and brokenness?

Devotions

Finding Focus

Writing things down is the best way I have found to sort and clear my mind. Three very different kinds of writing help me in… Read more

Compass Plant Leaves and Apparent Randomness

The image above serves probably looks like a generic leaf to most people, but to me it is an entire sermon. Read more

Fear is a Liar

Although social work is unpredictable and stressful at times, the worry and fear that I experience as a parent is far greater. Read more