It is Friday. Black Friday. We have officially made it through Thanksgiving to the start of the Christmas season. Though I’m not a fan of Black Friday (I tend to think it brings out the worst in us), I am a fan of
Here it is, Thanksgiving Day 2017. We are on our fourth day in the Five Days of Thanksgiving series, and though I feel obligated to write something ridiculously profound for you today because it is the holiday, I also fe
Where there is life, there is mess. The Proverbs puts it this way: “Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean.” (Prov.14:4, ESV)
It is absolutely inevitable: Where human beings gather in fellowship, the
On October 26, Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt locked themselves inside their church as a mob of more than one thousand people gathered outside its doors. Though the Copts were not the aggressors in this latest confron
Coptic Christian girls are being kidnapped by Salafists at record numbers, according to a recent article by World Watch Monitor. A former Islamic kidnapper, identified as ‘G,’ explains that these girls are of
Anyone who has ever read my words or shared conversation and coffee with me or heard my music knows that I have a fascination with the parallel the psalmist, David, makes between night and dawn and sorrow and joy. In fac
There are cairns along the lakeshore.
It has become something of a phenomenon here in my hometown. The rock wall that helps prevent erosion has somehow become a mantle to feature the artwork of locals and tourists ali
Sometimes I feel empty, and I have to remind myself: You are not an endless fountain. You’re a teacup.
If you’re anything like me, you likely have some cracks and chips and places where your once-bold colo