Christian Justice: A Review of Becoming a Just Church

Adam Gustine’s vision of the church—of a people—is hospitable in posture and worship, working towards a shared vision of shalom in their community.
Reinventing the Church: Staying Relevant in a Shifting World

Reinventing the Church: Staying Relevant in a Shifting World

Distrust and/or disuse make 2019 a difficult time for any institution. The church is up against both. As one of the oldest and most entrenched institutions in a world suspicious of its work, it’s important to ask whether we ought to shed some of our institutional identity.
Teaching Christianly at the Graduate Level

Teaching Christianly at the Graduate Level

“Teaching Christianly” remains a stimulating and ongoing challenge for us all in our undergraduate courses—I haven’t met a Christian college where that’s not the case.

Movie Review: Toy Story 4

There’s no question that whatever emerged from the animators would be good, but could it be great? Did it need to be made, or should the time and talent have been devoted to a new project, a new story?


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

All Our Sins Borne for Us

All our wounds, the places we have hurt others and the places that we have been hurt, can be found there in the wounds in… Read more