The Ascension: Waiting to Inhale

By Daniel Martins We all begin our lives as fetuses. We all had the experience of developing in utero and receiving necessary oxygen from our mother’s blood supply by means of an umbilical cord, and we’ve al... Read More...

Christ’s Reversal of Cosmic Decay

By Jeff Boldt Awhile back I wrote about the fact that creation is a temple, and that humanity (Adam) is a priest. Now I'll look at the cosmic consequence of humanity's dereliction of our priesthood. That is,... Read More...

Blood of the Black Christ, Shed for All

By Christopher Wells All right, I was colored. It was fine. I did not know enough to be afraid or to anticipate in a concrete manner. True, I had heard that colored people were killed and beaten, but so far it all had seemed remote. —Richard Wright at age 8, ... Read More...

Love, but Not Like That

If we want to understand what Christian love is, we must begin not by talking about ourselves but by talking about the God who loves and whose love looks like Jesus Christ and him crucified for the remission of our sins.

Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ of Faith

The only access we have to Jesus is through the Christ who is the object of our faith — the Christ who lived and died and rose for us, who intercedes for us as our Great High Priest, and who will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead. It is alone through Jesus Christ that we have any knowledge of Jesus of Nazareth.

Whom do you see, O Simeon?

After the Primates' Meeting, while we've agonized over our church’s and culture’s priorities in faithfulness to God, I have found my own balance in pondering the eternal mystery of the God who loves us despite ... Read More...