The Sin of Busyness

I read a insightful article by the Washington Post, comparing American and European (specifically Italian) views of busyness. For the American, busyness is a sign of prestige, proof that you are valuable to a company you work for, or society […]

The Strange and Poor Kingdom of God

God’s kingdom is not like the kingdoms of this world. Jesus made that clear throughout His ministry, most notably in trial before Pilate. His kingdom is in the world, but it is strange and poor, weak and needy, frankly, it is a […]

Thank God Jesus isn’t Santa Claus!

Episcopal priest Robert Farrar Capon writes with brilliant precision on the good news of why Jesus Christ is nothing like Santa Claus: The words of that dreadful Christmas song sum up perfectly the only kind of messianic behavior the human […]

The Gospel According to Thomas F. Torrance

Advent began this past Sunday, November the 27th, and it makes the celebration of Christ’s incarnation, the arrival of the God who loved the world so much that He gave Himself to us by becoming a man in Jesus Christ. […]