The Good (News for the Church), the Bad (News for America), and the Ugly (Subject of Alcohol): Some Weekend Reading

I’m off to Illinois for several days and plan to do a good bit of reading on the plane. If you too are looking for something to read over the weekend, here are a few suggestions. On Tuesday of this week, the Pew Research Center published findings from one of their latest surveys. The title […]

Learning the Language of Lament

J. Todd Billings is Gordon H. Girod Research Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. And he has incurable cancer. Billings has just written a piece for┬áRelevant┬átitled, “Are We Missing Something Important About Prayer?” In the article, he talks about learning the language of lament. He writes: Whether our burden is […]