News & the Good News

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

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...

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...

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