During a recent talk on reading aloud to our kids as a ministry, I was delighted and surprised to see how hungry attendees were for resources to help them discern which storybooks and novels would guide their kids to the true, the beautiful, and the lovely. If you’re struggling to decide upon the next read-aloud…
I’ve mentioned before the divide I’ve witnessed between spirituality and medical care. Namely, I’ve seen people in the throes of serious illness confront issues of life and death — which are profoundly spiritual — and find themselves flummoxed by an institution so complex and removed from Christian thought that it leaves them flailing for guidance….
My next Desiring God wrestles with guilt that runs deep, and the freedom that God pours out upon us through Jesus. The Only Freedom from Remorse
I’m reposting this desiring God article from last year, as we contemplate this business of mothering: He Loves You Even More Than I Do Thank you Lord for our children, and blessings to moms everywhere.
We all long for home. As time passes walls crack, bricks crumble, floors collect dust. Places forget us. In our hearts, we remain wanderers, searching. Christ knows that place. Christ calls us home. In Search of Home , Desiring God
My next article on Desiring God explores how single-minded prayers for healing can mislead us and shake our faith — unnecessarily — when illness strikes. If God Doesn’t Heal You
I had the privilege of a discussion with Bill Reichert, the VP of Campus & Community Ministries at the Christian Medical and Dental Association, about how the stresses of medical school can threaten our walk in faith. The podcast is now available on iTunes, as episode 11. God Desires Your Heart, Not Your Degree —…
I was honored to write a review for Dr John Dunlop’s new book on grappling with dementia while following Christ. The book is both informative and sensitive, and I’d highly recommend it. The review appears at The Gospel Coalition: Dignity in Dementia