Movie Review: Yesterday

If your favorite band were suddenly erased from the memory of the world, could you recall their lyrics accurately enough to do them justice on the world stage—and more importantly, would you dare?
Being Willing to Talk About Racial Violence

Being Willing to Talk About Racial Violence

The week of the El Paso shooting, my son asked why the flags were not being flown at the top of the pole. It was a hard parenting moment.

Making Nothing of Evil, and Everything of God: A Review of That All Shall Be Saved, Part 2

Hart’s argument is forceful, analytically clear, and compelling, in that it begins where theology should properly begin: with God. I offer this commendation of Hart’s work not as a commendation of his conclusions, for four reasons which remain unanswered, and to my mind, must be accounted for. The second part of this review discusses these concerns.

Making Nothing of Evil, and Everything of God: A Review of That All Shall Be Saved, Part 1

The framing of the book is important, because it shifts the question away from moral agency, the analytical justice of God’s behavior, and biblical hermeneutics of the afterlife, and toward one singular question: the nature of God as the creator of all that is.

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