This post is, yes, for writers and for those writers who wrestle with what it means to be a Christian and a writer. How does one faithfully live the writing life while wearing the adjective “Christian?” Allow me a moment to explain the difficulties that accompany the use of adjectives in association with the arts. […]
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“And I said to the man at the gate of the year: ‘Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.’ And he replied, ‘Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.’ […]
When I was a boy, cereal boxes sometimes came with surprises inside. One time, we opened the box to find a paper written with line upon line of random letters. We could make no sense of those lines without the decoding device which we found at the bottom of the box and which told us […]
This Christmas, let us meditate on the fact that Christ came to do more than save souls. Jesus came to recalibrate, reorient, and realign the imagination so that we would learn to see everything with God’s eyes. At the center of Christmas is an imaginative shift. The imagination, the faculty of the mind that helps us […]
True cultural change ultimately takes place on a broad, societal level. The Isaiah 61 passage describes a people group’s commitment to the beauty of restoration, even if that ultimate restoration and peace was only truly realized much later in Christ. Still, the hope or intent of cultural cultivation is a societal-wide focus that impacts every […]
Van Til famously said that culture was religion externalized, which simply means that how we view God (or the gods) determines the kind of culture that we build. Christianity is a liberating catalyst for full human thriving and this cultural freedom work is natural for those who worship the God who frees us from our […]