One of my favorite writers, Frederick Buechner, turned 95 on July 11. If you don’t know his writing, you’re missing one of the great Christian minds, hearts, and pens of our time.
Reading the Song of Songs lately, I began to ponder why, in this short book, one verse is repeated three times.
I once counseled a young man whose problem was that he felt distant from God. We talked about many things in his life, and one of those things was sex.
To a friend who wrote to me asking for advice about insomnia, I sent the following reply:
In the First Sanctuary, or Holy Place, of the Old Testament Temple there were three pieces of furniture: the Altar of Incense, the Menorah, and the Table of Showbread.
My last post explored the subject of betrayal, and this time I offer some thoughts on how to deal with this greatest (I believe) of all pains.
Here in the middle of Lent, as we journey towards Good Friday, I present a two-part series on the subject of betrayal.
On December 25, after watching that classic movie “A Christmas Story,” I sat with my family sharing stories about the best Christmas gifts we’d ever received.
Part of my quiet time every morning is given to reading a short section of some devotional book. Recently I’ve deeply enjoyed David McLaughlan’s No Ordinary People: The Unknown Men & Women of the Bible.
Who was Jesus’ best friend? My vote goes to Lazarus, the one He raised from the dead. Yes, John was the “disciple Jesus loved,” but he was a disciple, a learner, a junior.