Reflections on the Beginning of a New Era

My church has entered a period of decline, even stripping, in which its social position is eroding, its institutions are collapsing, and its common life lies in tatters.

Fear at the Resurrection

It’s a little uncomfortable, perhaps even embarrassing, that the disciples were afraid on Easter Day.

The Last Jedi and the Christian story

Something new is appearing in the culture: a dissatisfaction with a banal materialism and a nostalgia for a story that gives hope, one that tells of a sacred tree.

The hope of glory

In Romans 8, St. Paul develops the contrast between present sufferings and future glory.