Resurrection and the Hope of the Future

By Ian Olson Where is the substance of hope for the future found? Is there a basis for believing that justice will ever be served for marginalized and downtrodden? Is it found in humanity’s general good will... Read More...

Too Good to Be True?

Reflections on the Resurrection of Jesus By Bryan Owen If it seems too good to be true, it probably is! We’ve all heard and perhaps used that phrase. It can express not only skepticism, but also prudent ... Read More...

Passing Through the Waters

This is the fourth and final part of a series. Part one, part two, part three. By David Ney When you pass through the waters, I will be with you. — Isaiah 43:2 There are two cups in Scripture. There is, on one hand, the cup of Psalm 23:5: “You prepare a ... Read More...

Jerusalem the Golden

By Mac Stewart We should think about heaven more. Yes, I know: it’s important to avoid being so heavenly minded as to be no earthly good; we mustn’t promise people pie in the sky when they die as an excuse f... 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 silve... Read More...

Comfort Food

Mark 6:30–8:26 By Eugene R. Schlesinger With these verses we approach the mid-point at the Gospel of Mark, where Jesus will ask his disciples, and, by extension, us: “Who do you say that I am?” Mark’s Gospe... Read More...