Category: Vocation

Finding the holy in everyday life

Finding the holy in everyday life

Read this in 1 minFinding Holy in the Suburbs IVP – October 2018 – $16.00 How can we be holy when our lives are a mess? Those who journey through life without succumbing to the vices that are so easy to cultivate, do so because they have paid at least some attention to the ways that Jesus stepped into …

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Where have you been?

Where have you been?

Read this in 2 mins  Posts have been slow here over the last year as our family has been weighing and working toward a relocation and a change in ministry direction. In November, Anna was named as Associate Editor for InterVarsity Press. We knew we needed to move to Chicagoland and so we began to pray about the possibilities …

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Jesus is the blueprint for a new humanity

Jesus is the blueprint for a new humanity

Read this in 2 minsAs Christians living in a sin-tainted world, we’re engaged in a struggle–a resistance if you will–against powers that are rebellious and estranged from their true King, Jesus. In Jesus we participate in his project of regaining mastery of the created order and moving it towards re-creation, a new creation that mirrors the values of God’s …

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What's your daily routine?

What's your daily routine?

Read this in 2 minsI love reading biographies. It’s a virtue and a vice–one third intellectual curiosity, one third gossip, and one third comfort that there are people out there weirder than me. Anna gave me a fascinating book for Christmas, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. Written by Mason Curry, the book is an anthology of vignettes about how creatives have ordered their lives for work.