Temptation. It sneaks up on you. It whispers, is this really such a bad idea?
Book Review: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
Summary: The classic collection of letters between a senior demon and junior tempter charged with undermining the new found faith of his “patient.”
To Will One Thing; A Lenten Reflection on Matthew 4:1-11
Soren Kierkegaard famously said, “purity of heart is to will one thing.” To center back on our call to will one thing, namely the will of God, is the chief purpose of Lent. This week’s gospel reading comes from Matthew 4:1-11. It’s the scene of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. The Liar and Destroyer tempts […]
Fame, Glory and the Struggle of a Christian Academic
As a student in the secular academy — wait. No. If Plato was right (and I think he was spot on here), then whether a student of the secular academy or a fireman or a pastor, I am lured by ever-glistening immortal fame. Every one of us, no matter what he does, is longing for the […]