Category: Spiritual Growth

The Compassion of Jesus

By Brennan Manning To think like Christ is to have Jesus’ relational attitude toward his disciples. His attitude was beautifully expressed to me on a tour through Sleepy Hollow Village on the Hudson River....

The Benefits of Self-Denial

By Chad Allen A little while back, I took a closer look than I had before at some introductory pages in The Book of Common Prayer (I’m Episcopalian) and found these almost universally ignored...

What is Right with the World

By G.K. Chesterton For at present we all tend to one mistake; we tend to make politics too important. We tend to forget how huge a part of a man’s life is the same...

The Search for Identity

By Jim Baton “Nobody knows my name.” I remember my wife complaining about this to me after we’d already lived several years in Indonesia. Even friends and neighbors called her “Jim’s Wife,” “Evan’s Mom,”...

The Paradox of Flourishing

An interview with Andy Crouch by Dave Baker Andy Crouch is an expert on many things. His book about creativity, Culture Making: Recovering our Creative Calling, won the Christianity Today book of the year...