The Illusion of “The Present Moment”

By Ronald A. Wells This essay is a reflection on what some have called “the sacrament of the present moment.” It is in two parts, from experiences a decade apart. It is written by a historian, not a theologi... Read More...

Apologetics: A Comeback

Defending and Defining the Faith: An Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature By D. H. Williams Oxford University Press. Pp. 465. $74. Review by Jonathan Bailes I can’t recall what was the first apologetics book that I ever read. It migh... Read More...

Priestly Sacrifice

By Mark Michael You’ve probably seen “your pastor before and after coronavirus” memes on your Facebook feed. Over the course of a year, wrinkles sprout and wild hair proliferates, or cuddly Grogu morphs into... Read More...

Re-Evaluating David Brooks

By Matt Boulter It was circa 2002. I was an urban church planter in an evangelical denomination in my early 30s, working in a trendy American city. I was full of enthused, energetic adrenaline for gospel-bas... Read More...

A Book for Our Time

Michael Mayne’s A Year Lost and Found By Ronald A. Wells About six months into the COVID-19 quarantine, a friend from another part of the country called to ask how I was getting on. I mentioned that a silver lining was the chance to do a lot of reading. So... Read More...