Finding Holy in the Suburbs IVP - October 2018 - $16.00 How can we be holy when our lives are a mess? [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]I doubt that any of us is today precisely where we thought we'd be when we were, say, eighteen. Our lives play out in ways we never thought they would.[/inlinetweet] … Continue reading Finding the holy in everyday life
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 … Continue reading Where have you been?
As 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 … Continue reading Jesus is the blueprint for a new humanity
I 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.
Five trends discussed in the article caught me by surprise and I think pose particular challenges for evangelical Christianity. Each of them is related to the size and/or composition of the family.