The Church and the Cycle of Life

By Scott A. Ruthven As an Air Force Reserve Chaplain, I was given the opportunity to serve in a deployed setting as a Wing Chaplain. The number of military personnel killed in Iraq was minimal during my depl... Read More...

A Contract with God: Will Eisner’s Lament

By Joey Royal Will Eisner, who died in 2005 at the age of 87, was an influential cartoonist and comic book writer. Of his many achievements, perhaps his greatest was A Contract with God (1978), which popularized the idea of the “graphic novel” and helped to... Read More...

More than Music

By Robert Adams In the days before the first pandemic Thanksgiving, New York City freelance violinist Heather Bixler’s spiritual disquiet boiled over. The city was shut down, Broadway was dark, music venues ... Read More...

The Ghosts of Kyiv

By Olivia Kew-Fickus  When I was a student in Kyiv in the 1990s, I was welcomed whole-heartedly into a vibrant community of young, educated Ukrainians, friends who put up with my stumbling Russian and Ukrain... Read More...

Resilience

Sermon at the SPCK Founder’s Day Feb 15, 2022, St James-the-Less, Pimlico, London By Graham Kings Many thanks for your invitation to preach today. I love the story of a bishop visiting a residence home for older people. Dressed in his cassock, he bent ... Read More...

The Fullness of Time

By Eugene R. Schlesinger   But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,  in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adop... Read More...

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...