The Sight is Glorious

Today is one of my favorite days of the year. No, I don't mean Cinco de Mayo, important as the Battle of Puebla was in North American history. Today, with people around the world, I am celebrating a far greater triumph. Today - forty days after Easter Sunday - is the Feast of the Ascension … Continue reading The Sight is Glorious

Star Wars and Seeds of Doubt

A few weeks ago, before the rolling yellow opening credits of the latest Star Wars movie appeared in theaters across the land, the crazy theories began to fill my Facebook newsfeed. I'm not just talking about theories about Episode VII. Before the movie came out, those were pretty much all just speculation, and could have … Continue reading Star Wars and Seeds of Doubt

Nurturing the Spiritual Life of My Kids

These days, my four-year-old son is learning a whole host of new skills, like writing the alphabet, singing in tune, riding a bike, and drawing ladybugs. He's making up jokes and figuring out how to cut a sandwich (see picture) and covering his mouth when he coughs. He's developing the desire and ability to be … Continue reading Nurturing the Spiritual Life of My Kids

Eating Your Dinner

Most Christians believe that they are supposed to spend some time every day reading the Bible and praying. Whether they call this time "doing their devotions," "having a quiet time," or something else, they think they are supposed to do it. There are a lot more people who believe that they should do their devotions … Continue reading Eating Your Dinner

Jesus Christ is the Same

The name of this blog comes from a declaration that jumps out of the last chapter of the Letter to the Hebrews: "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today - and forever" (Hebrews 13:8). There are lots of directions we could go with this statement. We could make it very personal, experiential, and subjective: … Continue reading Jesus Christ is the Same