Learning to grasp what 'no eye has seen, no ear heard, and no mind has conceived.'
October 18, 2012
As a religion professor, I can talk about the big questions of life. Until now.
July 25, 2012
Spiritual thoughts on another random act of violence.
July 22, 2012
The 'blessed hope' was the linchpin of my father's faith.
July 18, 2011
Rediscovering the good news in a world of false hope.
April 21, 2011
Many 2010 movies echo the recurrent theme of Scripture.
February 9, 2011
The Apple CEO was able to articulate a perfectly secular form of hope.
January 21, 2011
We can grab hold of joy in this life, not just in heaven, says theologian Ellen Charry. A review of 'God and the Art of Happiness.'
December 14, 2010
Seventy times seven? I can barely forgive some corrupt clergy once.
October 22, 2010
Being with Jesus every season of your soul.
October 21, 2010
What the rescue of the Chilean miners didn't teach me.
October 13, 2010
Creating a culture of resurrection is key to full-orbed ministry.
September 28, 2010
Why medicine should never trade places with a time to properly mourn.
August 20, 2010
Urban, suburban, and rural churches respond to new challenges in a less mobile era.
July 23, 2010
Bioethicist asks: 'Why don't we make ourselves the last generation on earth?'
June 14, 2010
How the birds mired in the Gulf oil spill teach us to properly grieve.
June 9, 2010
The meaning behind "live together, die alone."
May 26, 2010
Acknowledging the mystery of pain.
April 12, 2010
If we are completely saved from our sins through the Cross, what's the point of the empty tomb?
April 1, 2010
Why Good Friday services are not designed to be funerals for Jesus or exercises in guilt.
March 31, 2010
Death is not the enemy, says cancer-stricken Walt Wangerin, but a chance for Jesus to shine.
March 2, 2010
Scott Cairns on finding purpose in pain.
February 18, 2010
Theologians see hope for the future based on the past.
January 25, 2010
A&E's 'The Cleaner' is about tough love and redemption.
November 19, 2009
Who will deliver us from despair and death?
November 2, 2009
The blues of Dave Perkins is raw, real, and full of hope.
October 5, 2009
A mother catches glimmers of hope after losing a son.
April 24, 2009
How Easter Sunday can become the unhealthy denial of death.
April 16, 2009
What the Cross and Resurrection teach us about forgiveness.
April 6, 2009
How local churches can handle — and prevent — depression.
March 6, 2009
Our theology makes all the difference in fighting depression.
March 4, 2009
Looking for a real miracle.
February 19, 2009
Olympians have something to teach us about this cardinal virtue.
August 8, 2008
Imagine swords turned into plowshares, and soldiers into soccer players.
August 8, 2008
Why the doctrine of original sin is 'curiously liberating.'
July 8, 2008
Why virtue trumps policy.
June 6, 2008
French president's plan shows promise but carries a potential problem.
February 22, 2008
Discovering where hope begins in a village in Mozambique.
January 11, 2007
The culture war's biggest casualties may be Christian joy and hope.
April 1, 2006
Quotations to stir heart and mind.
January 1, 2006