I was fifteen years old the first time I knew I was a gnat - that is, relatively insignificant and brief in the scheme of creation.
Sisters and brothers, God wants you back. God wants us back.
Richard L. Floyd
My secular friends sometimes ask me, "Why the church?"
During our crises we might be tempted to blame or belittle God.
John A. Nelson
Any religious teaching can be solidified into doctrine, which strains out its poetry, sifts out its dynamism, and hollows out its heart.
What if God's voice were in a higher register than we were prepared to hear?
The winter river has surprised me with its beauty.
God revealed God's heart through the face of Jesus Christ. It was a message of divine warmth and tenderness wrapped in human flesh.
I have often thought of tests of faith like ordinary exams, asking me what I already know, making sure I did the required reading.
In orthodox Christianity, possessions are suspect. But there are some 'things' that exert a powerfully beneficial force over our spirits.