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Often I fear…

Something wild is always blooming, from twinleaf and bloodroot early in spring to beeweed in late fall, things of intricate, limitless beauty.  Often I fear that I am not paying enough attention. -Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow (p. 327) Advertisements

"Wise Blood" by Flannery O’Connor – A Short Review

I finished Flannery O’Connor’s first novel, Wise Blood (1952), a few months ago and just now am finding time to post a word about it. I believe Wise Blood is among the most helpful refutations of one (or more) of the most pernicious intellectual and spiritual idea(s) plaguing common people and academics today.  But if […]

Watch This…Tuesday 8/25/09

Have you been turned off by apologetics in the past? Do you wonder if anyone really needs it? Are you unsure of what the word means at all? My friends Sean McDowell and Brett Kunkle are doing a live stream discussion on the need for engaging people in our culture in an intelligent, gracious, relevant […]

Dialogue at it’s best

Simple instruction: Read GK Chesterton’s, The Ball and the Cross. Philosophy meets life meets action meets humor meets relational community. You won’t regret it. Makes a great gift, too!