COVID-19 and the Idol of Autonomy

At the heart of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the reality that all men are sinners who have defied their creator and, accordingly, are are desperate need of redemption. No small factor in this defiance of God is our desire for autonomy – our wish to be...

Remember Those in Isolation

“Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.” – Hebrews 13:3 Since nearly the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have chosen to isolate themselves...

Contentment and the Idol of Optimization

Christmas is over, and for many, though that bring sadness, it also brings with it some relief. Decorations, cooking, gatherings, wrapping presents… it’s a lot to handle, even with a reduced schedule in other areas. One of the most challenging parts of Christmas might...

An Election Day Meditation

On the day when our nation will determine its next set of elected government officials, we, as God’s redeemed people through Christ, are grateful to know this: that though we vote as a nation, no person becomes a ruler or ceases to be a ruler apart from the active,...