John Milton’s “On Time”

By John Mason Lock As a culture we are a low point for the reading and enjoyment of poetry. Most people say they don't like poetry, and poetry has been relegated to the specialist as an oddity that requires ... Read More...

Turn Up the Sad Songs for Advent

By Cole Hartin Advent is the season of longing, of preparation, of hope. As I’ve been reflecting on these themes over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve realized that most of the music I am drawn to year... Read More...

Inns and Stables

By Zachary Guiliano I wrote an article recently about the “Poverty of Jesus,” responding to a few blog posts written by Ian Paul, which have come out regularly around Christmas on his blog Psephizo. Because of the direction these posts took last year, and s... Read More...

Remembering the Future

By John Bauerschmidt One of the great themes of Advent is the Lord’s coming in glory at the end of time: the “Second Coming.” In modern lectionaries, the four-Sunday Advent season immediately before Christma... Read More...

The Voice of the Old Testament

By Christopher Seitz One of my goals in college was to get the grades necessary to apply to a top law school. I happened to take a course in Old Testament, and the professor asked me to stay on and be a tea... Read More...

The End of the World as We Know It?

By Matthew Kemp Several years ago, I came across an interesting collection of photos, which were sort of “then and now” pictures from sites of various battles from World War I. Someone had placed pictures of the war’s devastation of both countryside and cit... Read More...

Losses at the Holidays

By Marisa Crofts Some of us have lost family members. Some of us have lost jobs. All of us have lost something at some point this past year, whether that’s a favorite hobby or just time with friends. Goin... Read More...

Movement of Unity

By Christopher Wells Approaching the end of this strange year, it has felt momentous to us at TLC to plan boldly for the future, as we have done in Strategic Plan 2020. Shepherded to completion by our board ... Read More...