News & the Good News

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

"Forces at Work at Christmastime"

The Weekly Word  December 25, 2018             "Forces at Work at Christmastime" 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...

Digital Detox...and More

The Weekly Word  December 18, 2018    “Digital Detox….and More”          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...

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...

Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger

December 11, 2018 ‘Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,’ is a verse from the New Testament that many Christians will be familiar with, and many who attend church that follow the schedule of readings called the Lectionary...