Category Archives: Scripture

A Moment with Moses

These last few years I’ve been thinking about “leadership” much more often than I thought it would.  So it’s no surprise that a recent reread of a moment in the life of Moses stuck out to me in a way … Continue reading

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The Before and After of Easter

Over the last couple of years, I’ve found the lens of friendship to be one way to deepen my understanding of the Easter story.  I even tried to articulate it in my Easter talk for chapel a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Warmth in the Winter

Perhaps the clearest voice for me as I’ve tried to understand Our Current Moment has been Andy Crouch.  He doesn’t work alone, of course.  With the team at Praxis, he has articulated a handful of thoughtful articles that have brought … Continue reading

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Shock but not Surprise

Yesterday our administration announced that we would remain in online learning protocol through the end of the year.  While I wasn’t surprised by the decision, there’s still something of a “shock to the system” with the news.  It’s one thing … Continue reading

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How to Think in 2020

Each fall I get to read through How to Think by Alan Jacobs with a group of high school juniors.  It is an attempt to help students think about thinking, to consider why they have landed where they have landed … Continue reading

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Easter and the End

Today we had our Easter chapel at school (having it right before Easter is often suggested, but that gets in the way of Holy Week gatherings).  I wrote and recorded it in the middle of last week, which feels like … Continue reading

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Big Picture Warning

As a single guy led by faith to live far from home, I often find myself trusting in the Big Picture more than others.  On the best of days I hope to live a life that more closely resembles the … Continue reading

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Attending to Tears

It’s been interesting to watch some of the theological reflection that’s been going on by the pastor-theologian branch of things in light of the coronavirus.  It is good to have people try and make sense of things.  I appreciated Wright’s … Continue reading

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Lamentations

TIME Magazine recently published a short piece by N. T. Wright about Our Current Moment.  The title says it so well:  Christianity Offers No Answers About the Coronavirus. It’s Not Supposed To.  “That’s not supposed to be true,” you might … Continue reading

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