The Importance of Listening Well

One of the reasons I love Christianity is for its rich anthropological vision. Being a Christian allows us to take the humanity and the personhood of individuals with a seriousness and beauty that few, if any, worldview can. Our fellow humans can never be viewed as merely means to an end, but must always be... Continue Reading →

How to (Never) Get What You Want

Like many ideas and behaviors that are taught in the Christian Scriptures, at first glance, the word “contentment” seems to carry a negative connotation to it. Christians are clearly taught to be content in whatever circumstances we find ourselves (cf. Phil 4, Matt. 7, etc.). If we have food, clothing, and shelter we are to... Continue Reading →

Give til it Hurts

The Christian life is full of various tensions. The kingdom of God has been inaugurated, but it is still to come in full. Believers are free from the law, yet we are slaves to Christ. We are to rejoice in the goodness of this world, and yet also be so careful not to love the... Continue Reading →

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