“In fact, while the climate of widespread moral uncertainty can in some way be explained by the multiplicity and gravity of today’s social problems, and these can sometimes mitigate the … Continue reading Towards a Thanatocene Spirituality
I delivered my second sermon at RUF UCLA, once again at the kind invitation of Rev. Matthew Trexler. Inspired by the verses containing the closing words of Zechariah’s Benedictus, I … Continue reading Sermon: A Dawning from on High Has Visited Us
I have always said that Los Angeles wasn’t the city for me—that doing life in L.A. would be a catastrophic mistake. To live the remainder of my life in L.A. would mean … Continue reading What’s going on?
In this message, we think about spiritual friendship through the lens of the friendship between David and Jonathan (1 Samuel 18). Ultimately we see that God enters into covenant relationship … Continue reading Sermon: The Friendship of David and Jonathan
Originally published in two installments in 2016. This is an edited and collected version including a final chapter written in mid-2017. Chapter One (June 2016) In the first volume of … Continue reading Healing and the Promise: Chapters I-III