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December delivery

“He will come, will come,
will come like crying in the night,
like blood, like breaking,
as the earth writhes to toss him free.
He will come like child” 233 more words

Writing Challenges

The 2018 Wheaton College Theology Conference, April 4-5

Wheaton College has a history of hosting first rate theology conferences.  2018 is no exception when Marilynne Robinson and Rowan Williams address the campus.  The theme of the conference is “Balm in Gilead.” 283 more words

Luxury Advent Calendar for the Soul - 4 December

Behind today’s window is a wonderful poem by former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.

Advent Calendar

He will come like last leaf’s fall.
One night when the November wind… 104 more words

Advent

#Awaken

“Beware, keep alert, for you do not know when the time will come.”

Advent Calendar

He will come like last leaf’s fall.

One night when the November wind… 106 more words

Advent Word

The Empty Tomb and the Rush of Words

I can point to a couple of Bible verses that motivated me to return  to faith. But perhaps the one that has remained central since that time is the original ending of the Gospel of Mark (Mark 16:1-8). 1,167 more words

Theology

God went through hell so we can too

I did a sermon on 1 Peter 3:13-4:11—a passage that containing these puzzling verses:

Christ then preached to the spirits that were being kept in prison.

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Hope

Rowan Williams and the Exegesis of Martyrdom

For the last two thousand years, and especially in the last fifty or sixty years, Christians of all traditions and theological commitments have talked a great deal about what it means to be part of the Church. 1,216 more words

Early Church