Longing To Know

Faith / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

More people these days talk a lot about stories, when you might be expecting them to talk about truth. At a Borders gathering earlier…

Christianity, Tolerance and Pearl Harbor

Faith / Spirituality

A few years ago Elizabeth Kristol did a brilliant little piece on tolerance in a pluralistic society. It was a disarming critique of the…

Homosexuality: Speaking the Truth in Love

Community / Creation / Family / Hospitality / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

There are few issues that have generated more political heat and extreme rhetoric, more anger and hatred, confusion and pain, than the issue of…

A Merer Christianity

Pluralistic World / Scripture

For a long time I found it perplexing that some of the most politically chaotic regions of the world are also places either where…

Getting the Message: A Plan for Interpreting and Applying the Bible

Books / Scripture

A Christian can not be truly discerning without Bible study. That’s why we sometimes refer to Ransom’s goal as helping believers gain skill in…

Gender & Faith: A Biblical Perspective on Women’s Roles in the Church

Community / Faith / Spirituality

Tapes Reviewed Gender and Faith: A Biblical Perspective on Women’s Roles in the Church. A set of seven audio tapes available from Covenant Seminary…

Life, Film, Lust, and Love

Faith / Scripture

First a story, then a question. The story A young man has fallen in love with a very beautiful woman. He doesn’t think he’s…

Learning from Jeremiah: The A-Ha! of Calling

Faith / Scripture / Spirituality

One of the temptations I succumb to most easily is to take the calling of God for granted. Assuming I’ve begun to comprehend how…