August 19, 2018

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 7- Give Technology a Break

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, Chapter 7- Give Technology a Break We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with … [Continue reading...]

Funeral Sermon: Our Strong Shepherd

Funeral Sermon Our Strong Shepherd Did we in our own strength confide, our striving would be losing, were not the right Man on our side, the Man of God's own choosing. You ask who that may be? Christ Jesus, it is he; Lord … [Continue reading...]

Genesis: Where It All Begins (5), with Pete Enns

Note from CM: I have wanted to use this piece by Pete, especially its anecdote, for a long time. In the final analysis, I don't even think it has to do with a Jewish vs. Christian perspective, however. In my opinion, Pete's Jewish … [Continue reading...]

Monday with Michael Spencer: A Couple of Surprising Encouragements

Monday with Michael Spencer A Couple of Surprising Encouragements Today, I offer a couple of stories about the grace that’s all around us, that appears in small ways, and might appear more often if we prayed and took notice of … [Continue reading...]

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser: What the Walk Teaches Us

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser What the Walk Teaches Us Several years ago, Hollywood produced a movie about the famous Camino walk in Spain. Entitled The Way, it chronicles the story of a father whose son was killed in an accident … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: August 4, 2018 — Back to School Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: August 4, 2018 Back to School Edition August is the new September, my friends. At least in the part of the world I live in. Because of "year-round school" and "balanced schedules," the kiddos around … [Continue reading...]

Ambassadors Not Antagonists

Next weekend I am going on a canoe trip down the mighty Mississauga river. This week I realized that I had a canoe that needed fixing. So as the best laid plans of mice and men can go awry, today's post is quite different from … [Continue reading...]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 6- Calling Out the Good in Technology

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, Chapter 6- Calling Out the Good in Technology We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Make the Way by Walking

Make the Way by Walking My friend, I have good news for you: you don’t have to “do grief right.” In our culture, we expect people to follow a certain path in the wake of a loss. I’m here to tell you: there is no defined path. … [Continue reading...]

Genesis: Where It All Begins (4)

What the Bible offers in the beginning is not a “works contract,” but a covenant of vocation. The vocation in question is that of being a genuine human being, with genuinely human tasks to perform as part of the Creator’s purpose … [Continue reading...]