The World Should Stop

By now you know the details. Explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. Word spreads as fans flee in confusion, terror, fear. Hang time. Hold your breath and hope it’s just a false alarm, an equipment malfunction perhaps. And then we learn it’s what we feared. A willful slaughter of fun-loving innocents. Bloodshed … Read more The World Should Stop

‘American Gods’: How Many Do You Worship?

Neil Gaiman’s 2001 fantasy novel, American Gods, couldn’t have been more prescient when it was written. Now that the series is getting the small screen treatment, the clash of gods—mythical and modern—reminds us that there really is a war going on, and the battlefield is our hearts.

We are not watching the sun go down. Nor are we watching the earth turn. We are watching the shadows grow longer.

Glory In This

Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, Let not the mighty man glory in his might, Nor let the rich man glory in his riches; But let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness … Read more Glory In This

Not Around, but Forward

Say you have bought a ticket on an airplane and you intend to fly from New York to San Francisco. What do you ask of the pilot when you climb aboard and take your seat next to the little window, which you cannot open but through which you see the dizzying heights to which you … Read more Not Around, but Forward

What is a Genius?

“Could it be that a genius is a man haunted by the speaking Voice, laboring and striving like one possessed to achieve ends which he only vaguely understands?” –A.W. Tozer When we think of a genius, we normally think of someone who is smart, knowledgeable, and extremely intelligent. Someone who has a handle on his … Read more What is a Genius?