Archive - December 2018

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Books That Have Shaped My Life in 2018
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Making Sense in Meaningless Times
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Time to Still Make Tunes

Books That Have Shaped My Life in 2018

If you were asked to name those books that shaped your life in 2018, which ones would make your list? It is a question worth pondering, given that books are a big part of influencing the mind and forming the soul. What we read says a lot about us. An article in this morning’s New[…]

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Making Sense in Meaningless Times

We can ill-afford to have an insulated, self-absorbed, accommodating faith. Not ever, but especially not today. If the church has any hope of changing this world, it must recover its conviction of the Word’s authority (without picking and choosing what we want to agree with). Believers must be as intentional as ever to engage with[…]

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Time to Still Make Tunes

Over the course of writing sermons for nearly thirty-five years, and now writing books, I have developed a certain love affair with words. I have learned to see everything as material—especially language. And this makes good sense. As one put it, “The more verbal, crafted, imaginative, reasoned, and deep—the more people will listen and read.”[…]

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