My Grandfather’s Hands: A Review of Heartland

In her debut novel, Heartland, Sarah Smarsh recalls growing up as the daughter of a fifth-generation Kansas wheat farmer; in telling her story, she tells the stories of her parents and grandparents as well.
Introducing the Planetary Health Diet

Introducing the Planetary Health Diet

What responsibility do we have as Christians when it comes to what we eat?
Confessions of a Secret Gnostic: Part Two

Confessions of a Secret Gnostic: Part Two

The first part of this article stated the dangerous (albeit tempting) tennets of Gnosticism and how they lead to the separation of the spiritual and the physical; and in this part of the article, I will continue to discuss how our physical states should demonstrate our inner spirituality.
Confessions of a Secret Gnostic: Part One

Confessions of a Secret Gnostic: Part One

Though it has ancient roots, Gnosticism—and the secular/sacred divide that flows from it—must be addressed today; its early and continual appearance proves the urgency for each generation of believers to wrestle with gnostic ideals slipping into our thinking.

Devotions

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