“I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.”

This was/will be an entry in a daily devotional that I am developing. The tentative title is A Year Without. This entry is probably too long as written so I am posting it here in full.  2Sam. 12:20 Then David rose from the ground, washed, anointed himself, and changed his clothes. He went into the house of the LORD, and […]

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A Biblical Theology of Suffering – Part 2   Recently updated!

This is a continuation of my lecture given at the Cornell Graduate Christian Fellowship and Chesterton House in early April. My title was “My God, my God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? A Biblical Response to Loss and Catastrophe.” I have a recording of the lecture that I may make available if any are interested. I am slowly posting […]


Losing Faith   Recently updated!

I lose my faith many times, each and every day. Or you could say, I confess my faith many times, each and every day.   Like this:Like Loading…

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A Gamer’s Guide to Baptism

  From Scott Kurtz’s PVP. Like this:Like Loading…


A Biblical Theology of Suffering – Part 1 4   Recently updated!

This past weekend I had the great privilege and honor to return to my alma mater and speak at the Graduate Christian Fellowship and Chesterton House. My title was “My God, my God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? A Biblical Response to Loss and Catastrophe.” I have a recording of the lecture that I may make available […]

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Proof of the Authority of Scripture

That’s one way to look at it. Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weiner. Like this:Like Loading…


So shall we.

I miss our son deeply even while cherishing our daughter who is with us. This is the tension we live in, how do we rejoice in the blessings of this world when we long to be reunited and made whole in the next? By clinging to the truth of today: Christ is risen and so […]

Death, where is your sting? Grave, where is your victory?

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Living in Holy Week 1

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. This is the collect for […]


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San Juan, Remembering the Dead

For this perishable body must put on imperishability, and this mortal body must put on immortality. When this perishable body puts on imperishability, and this mortal body puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will be fulfilled: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.” 1 Cor.15:53-54 On the tip of the entrance to […]