Darwinism falters over language

Books / Pluralistic World

If you have never read Tom Wolfe, you will have to take my word for it that he loves language. As a journalist, novelist…

A few words on living the dream

Culture / Discernment / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

The headline on the cover of Self was printed in a font clearly designed to catch our attention. “Live the Dream! Strong / Sexy…

Idols in Our Modern World

Culture / Faith / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

To live in the modern Western world is to live where the public square is determinedly secularized. The players in the square in America,…

Winsome Series: Part 2 What Does Winsome Look Like?

Discernment / Ordinary Life / The Skill

Occasionally I am asked what Christians need to do to reach the postmodern generation with the gospel. My answer is that I am not…

Winsome Series: Part 3 What Does Winsome Look Like?

Discernment / Ordinary Life / The Skill

At a recent conference for pastors I was amused during the Q&A session by how few questions were actually raised. It’s not that no…

Winsome Series: Part 4 What Does Winsome Look Like?

Discernment / Ordinary Life / The Skill

One of the fascinating things about reading the Gospels is how often Christ acted in ways very unlike how we usually behave. I am…

Babylon Series: Part 3 A Letter to Exiles: Living in Babylon

Discernment / Ordinary Life / The Skill

In 597 B.C., the Babylonian army marched into Jerusalem and carried off thousands of Israelites, forcing them to walk hundreds of miles across the…