April 13, 2014
To follow Jesus into Jerusalem was to live “on the dangerous edge of things,” to recall Robert Browning’s phrase and James Houston’s wonderful essays, JOYFUL EXILES.
April 12, 2014
I can just about hear a critic responding, “Yeah, yeah, yeah! You Christians always take refuge in mystery, but you won’t let us do it.
April 11, 2014
It’s disturbing. Last week Brandon Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla. But somebody decided Mr. Eich could not be allowed to keep his job. This somebody had to dig, and dig deliberately, and with passionate malice. What had Mr. Eich done?
April 8, 2014
The Bible will not tell you why you are afflicted with cancer, poverty, or loneliness. It will not tell you why God allows a human monster to push a lighted cigarette repeatedly into the flesh of his girlfriend’s baby before he drowns it in the toilet.
April 2, 2014
The news broke in the United Kingdom on March 24 that at twenty-seven hospitals they have been burning the remains of aborted babies to heat their buildings.
April 2, 2014
What anchors my faith in Christ in the face of senseless suffering and brutal inhumanity?
March 27, 2014
What happened to Malaysian Airlines flight 370 with its sacred cargo of 239 souls? The world wonders and searches.
March 24, 2014
The vote is in. Ninety-seven percent of voters in Crimea chose to join Russia. Stalin reportedly once said, “It doesn’t matter who votes. It matters who counts the ballots.”
March 24, 2014
The most crucial and controversial issue in the evangelical world today is ‘role of women.’
March 1, 2014
We have a Ukrainian woman, the wife of a former Soviet Air Force officer from the Cold War era, who works for us part-time in Prague.