Mar 26, 2013

Imitating Christ’s Humility

Philippians 2:5-11
The days gradually take on more light and the birds begin their slow return. Just this morning I saw a flock of hundreds silhouetted against the burning sky—flying over the freeway. I craned my neck in wonder and let myself get lost in their soar. Where have you been? What...Read more +
Mar 4, 2013

Books on Faith: Follow Me by David Platt

My friend Sarah has been baptized three times. The first time she was an infant, wrapped in folds of white lace. But Sarah’s family did not attend church regularly when she was a child, and so—when she started dating a nice Christian boy in high school—she made another public profession...Read more +
Feb 4, 2013

Books on Work: An Introduction to Every Good Endeavor

In the foreword to Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work , Katherine Leary Alsdorf shares the story of how she became acquainted with Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, through an invitation to attend from a colleague. When she found herself committing to a life of faith, Alsdorf—a...Read more +
Jan 7, 2013

Books on Culture: Booked by Karen Swallow Prior

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only have one book with you, which one would you choose? (Okay, so maybe we know what the One Book would be, but what if you could only have two?) I’m thinking about my desert island library as I read...Read more +
Jan 4, 2013

Books: Chasing Superwoman

Early this year when the Pentagon’s highest ranking female resigned to spend more time with her children, eyebrows raised. Michèle A. Flournoy, former Defense Undersecretary for Policy, is married to a high-ranking naval officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The couple has three children, ages 14, 12 and 9...Read more +
Jan 3, 2013

House of Bread

I am three years old, and I am hungry. I sit in a honey-colored wooden chair and press the small of my back up against its hard slats. My two brothers, my sister, and I are in the kitchen…waiting. There is a crusty loaf of homemade bread on the counter,...Read more +
Dec 10, 2012

Book Review: Every Good Endeavor

In the introduction to Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work , Tim Keller and Katherine Leary Alsdorf share the story of Leaf by Niggle , a short story written by J.R.R. Tolkien during an impasse in his work on The Lord of the Rings. The story is...Read more +
Dec 3, 2012

Have You Been Booked?

I told him we shouldn't go. What could I possibly need from a bookstore when my home is already in danger of being featured on an episode of Hoarders: Book Barrage ? But it was Black Friday and we had driven 150 miles to shop in the big city and...Read more +
Nov 22, 2012

Book Review: Fruit at Work

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. ( Gal. 5:22-23) What is it about Geoff? Years ago when I first started working a new job, I couldn’t help noticing that one of my co-workers had a certain popularity. This man...Read more +
Nov 7, 2012

Book Review: How Then Should We Work?

For so many Christians, work is just a means to an end. But Hugh Whelchel is on a mission to change that. As executive director of the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics , one of his goals is to help Christians recover awareness of the eternal significance of their...Read more +

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