Excerpt from “Walking Through Infertility”

Excerpt from “Walking Through Infertility”

The relationship Christ offers us with him is pure in two senses: pure in that he in his perfect righteousness is our atonement and reconciliation with God, and pure also in that discipleship precludes exceptions or conditions.
The Book of Job and Our Human Suffering

The Book of Job and Our Human Suffering

In this world, people suffer. It comes with the territory. You can wish that fact not true, but you cannot wish it away. People suffer.
De profundis: Lament in Worship

De profundis: Lament in Worship

What role does lament play in our worship? If we come into God’s presence as whole persons, we come burdened with illness, grief, and confusion as well as with joy; with regrets and sorrows as well as with thanksgiving.
We Die, and God Dies With Us

We Die, and God Dies With Us

The consolation of the sufferer is the fact that God does not abandon the human in her hour of most desperate need.

Devotions

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

Empathy That Is Simply Divine

Jesus was human. He was us, for us. Read more

More Than We Can Handle

The thought going with me through Lent this year is this: we should retire the phrase, “God never gives us more than we can handle.” Read more