I’m haunted by the ghost of Li-Young Lee’s father. He’s there, in Lee’s poetry, tromping around upstairs or reading aloud so we can’t sleep. He lingers by the pear trees at the corner of our vision and in the stories we tell and the words we speak. Yes, I know I said “we.” Li-Young Lee’s poetry is intimate. It draws …
A higher view of God’s sovereignty over nature holds that God is at the root of all activity—that he controls the quantum fluctuations of every sub-atomic particle in the universe, from the big bang (or before it, if that makes any sense) to the end of time.
Preparing for God’s new creation starts with loving God’s creation as we know it.
Mathematics ought to be for everyone, not just for mathematicians, scientists, and engineers. Mathematics is not only about application; it is part of the created world. Too many are missing out on the fun, and that’s where play comes in.
Because of God’s covenantal faithfulness, there is no reason to fear. It is God who saves and brings life, not some magical power performed by ourselves.
This world of ours can be a harsh and merciless place to live out our winter days. The darkness that surrounds can be discouraging and disheartening. The shadows are long and hope can be lean. Still we are called to return to the waters where we have known God’s glory.
As a professional astronomer and a Christian, I feel God has called me to share these wonders with the church. Many times, these new discoveries are presented without any mention of God, and sometimes in a context of overt atheism. I want to share these things with you in a Christian context, with God as their creator.
In passing by his disciples, Jesus is reveals his divinity and utter mastery of the Creation.
“[The LORD] covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills. He gives to the beasts their food, and to the young ravens that cry.”Psalm 147:8-9 I love the Psalms! I love all of God’s Word, but as someone who works with engineering and science on a daily basis, I especially …