In 2019, almost a century ago, I began to pray about the possibility of visiting Mustard Seed Network. Mustard Seed is a network of church-planting churches growing in urban Japan. Both my home church and alma mater are involved with Mustard Seed, so once I started looking, opportunities for connection abounded. I signed up for … Continue reading Better Late Than Never (Japan, Oct. ’22)
How can a centuries-old and already familiar truth revitalize us in a fresh way? Why does the doctrine of the Trinity, for example, set our hearts racing with excitement when it's presented well? There are many reasons that sound doctrine is good; not least of these reasons is the fact that it makes sense. YHWH … Continue reading The Most Sensible Thing
On the Christian's place in a logical system which exalts political freedom.
A few months ago, I was talking to someone older and wiser than me, and he said, “I think of my twenties as my least favorite decade of life.” I turn twenty-three today, and I can’t decide whether or not to be encouraged by that thought. In context of our conversation, the statement was really an observation about the Christian … Continue reading Twenty-Three
A contemplative rewriting of Psalm 23.
"You who wrestle with God, put your hope in Him."
This flame is the best thing we have to offer.
My ranking of the 94th Academy Awards Best Picture nominees.
The Way of Jesus is not fundamentally antagonistic.
The MCU’s Spider-Man is now confirmedly a tried-and-true hero, taking up the responsibility his power demands of him.