A Crisis in Discipleship

It is not just the case that Jesus has provided an example of how we should live. His life, death, and resurrection have provided much more.

Via crucis

Behold my grace through vessel, see my love / in bark-covered-twisted-winter-dead tree.

Cruciform Epiphany

One way of picturing the church calendar is as an unspooling thread, with each loop expanding the last. But this year, I’m pondering the complementary, and in some ways more elusive and profound, truth.

9/11 memories and the Cross

I arrived at Ground Zero already convinced that the cross of Jesus Christ was the hope of the world. When I left, I was taken beyond conviction.

The Cross, the form of marriage

The Cross is the nuptial bed on which is consummated the union of divine nature and human nature in the “one flesh” of Jesus. Nothing connotes this more powerfully than our Lord’s final “word” from the cross.