News & the Good News

A weekly reflection, in text and audio, on current events in the light of the gospel.

Plantings of the Lord

January 15, 2019 “They shall be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, to display his glory.” This is how Isaiah describes godly men and women. He likens those who are unwavering in virtue and goodness to the unbending...

Heeding the Call

January 8, 2019 In one week’s time we will be honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr,. the great civil rights leader, powerful preacher, and pacifist. His positive role in the struggle for civil rights is undeniable,...

Searching for Inspiration

January 1, 2019 It’s usual to look for new resolutions, new motivation, with the beginning of a New Year. And not out of place to look for motivational or inspirational quotes to keep in front of us. Below the touchscreen in my car I have...

Forces at Work at Christmastime

December 25, 2018     We all know that the Christmas season is a very commercial season. But, of course, we live in a very commercialized world, commercialized because we consume things in all seasons. And what we consume is driven not a...

Digital Detox...and More

December 18, 2018    Finding peace is no easy thing in our stressed-out world. A year ago, heading into 2018, Forbes magazine relied on a respected survey to report that 2017 was a standout year for stress. Not a good year. Standout...

My How Times Have Changed

December 4, 2018 Last week, I was sent looking for a passage in C. S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity that I hadn’t read in years, even in decades. Now, it doesn’t take much to spur me to think of Lewis or to quote him. My friends know this. My...

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