Category Archives: Faith

Household Wisdom and More

A couple of months ago I shared the Q Ideas video presentation of Andy Crouch concerning his recent book, The Tech-Wise Family.  The folks at Q Ideas recently released a “backstage” segment where Crouch got to add to his talk. … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry and Why I Reread the Lord of the Rings

From Wendell Berry’s essay, “In Defense of Literacy”: . . . We must know a better language.  We must speak, and teach our children to speak, a language precise and articulate and lively enough to tell the truth about the … Continue reading

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Praise with Xylophone

This is a great rendition of a classic song (with a xylophonic introduction).

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Arguments before Waterloo

An excerpt from Carl R. Trueman’s “Our Cultural Waterloo” recently posted to First Things: Colleges are where the battle for the minds of the next generation will take place. And Christian colleges cannot win merely by shouting Bible verses, however … Continue reading

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Every Day Committed

One of my favorite Wendell Berry quotes comes from his “Notes from an Absence and a Return,” which can be found in A Continuous Harmony.   The short journal recounts Berry’s thoughts and experiences of returning to his Kentucky farm … Continue reading

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Mountain Peaks and Friends on the Trail

Here’s a short-but-cool interview done with Andrew Peterson that name-drops most of my favorite singers, songwriters, and novelists. Thanks to Anthony Myers for making and posting.

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The Staircase

One Caedmon’s Call song that I haven’t heard (as it’s on the first Guild album) is the one called “Staircase.”  The song recently surfaced online.  Words, music, and passionate singing by Derek Webb.  Check it out.

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