Tag Archives: Faith and Work

Your God Reigns!

Five hundred years before the birth of Christ, a battle took place in a Greek port town that we still remember to this day, if not for the battle itself, at least for the location. For this was the Battle … Continue reading

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Unrelenting Grace for Idolaters

It’s not what you have that matters, but what you do with it. So goes the old maxim, and it is true enough so far as it goes. Indeed all of us, whether knowingly or not, heed that proverb every … Continue reading

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The King and the New Israel

In today’s text Isaiah presents a second song of the vineyard. Both of them—the one in chapter 5 and the one here in chapter 27—emphasize God’s work of cultivating and protecting his people, but there is one significant difference that … Continue reading

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Encore!

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal has a feature article on an interesting topic: middle-aged people leaving lucrative careers, entering seminaries or other training institutions, and moving into second careers for the common good. “After decades of pursuing money, titles and ever more … Continue reading

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A Call to Christian Fiction from an Unlikely Source

Last month the lead article for the New York Times Book Review section was entitled “Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?” In it the author Paul Elie asks where the great Christian fiction writers have gone. He notes that this is a significant … Continue reading

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