New Year’s Gospel

With glasses raised and confetti scattered about like snow, we bid farewell to another year. As a fresh decade opens in the annals of history, let's apply the good news of Christ to the last 365 days to gain some gospel perspective. The more we can commemorate God's past faithfulness, the more we can anticipate... Continue Reading →

Best on the Shelf 2019

Few pleasures in life compare to a well-stocked library, and it's always interesting to see how bookshelves evolve through the years. 2019 held quite the spread of material for me, both in content (including business tips, home decorating, popular female heresies, and a book on how to read books) and quality (some fantastic, some absolutely... Continue Reading →

John 3 Wrap-Up

Oxford University: one of the world's most prestigious educational institutions, and the next stop on our tour around the globe.* If you close your eyes and inhale deeply, you might be able to imagine the culture of academia surrounding you—freshly sharpened pencils, lots of coffee, and rooms that have housed minds eager to learn for... Continue Reading →

Seeking Jesus in the Old Testament

Hide-and-seek was one of my favorite games growing up. I'd crouch under tables, behind bulky clothing items in closets, and pretty much anywhere else I could cram myself in the space of a minute. I wasn't great at it, but I was seldom the first one spotted. When I learned that the entire Bible (rather... Continue Reading →

Meditating with Isaiah

Something incredible happens when you give yourself enough space with a single passage to let it seep deep into the marrow of your soul. Today's post is less explanation, more experiment. Grab a piece of paper to take notes on and just roll with it, okay? Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You... Continue Reading →

A Few of My Favorite Things

A thousand December wishes for you all! May you be overcome by the Lord's goodness every time you turn around—in the wrapping of presents, the baking of treats, the singing of carols, the brewing of beverages, the writing of cards, and the clearing of snow. And when you put pen to paper for a fresh... Continue Reading →

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