Graduation: Death and Resurrection

Graduation: Death and Resurrection While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Luke 24:36-37 Last week, my son moved out of his fraternity house. After four years at the University of … Continue reading Graduation: Death and Resurrection

Book Review: Rewilding the Way

Book Review: Rewilding the Way  I spent the past month with Todd Wynward’s book, Rewilding the Way (Herald Press, 2015). It has not been a comfortable read for me, even though it is well-written, thought-provoking, and value-challenging. Wynward’s musings on faith and life, individualism and community, and the life Jesus invites us to follow have … Continue reading Book Review: Rewilding the Way

The Greatest is Love

The Greatest is Love And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three, and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 To abide means to continue, to remain, to stay. It elicits images of stability and permanence. Therefore, when Paul says “faith, hope, and love abide,” he separates these qualities apart as uniquely … Continue reading The Greatest is Love

In a Mirror Dimly

In a Mirror Dimly For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. 1 Corinthians 13:12 It should probably not be a surprise that one of the most profound statements … Continue reading In a Mirror Dimly