The Friendship and the Fear

A repeated theme in Proverbs is the personification of wisdom, how she calls out inviting the simple into understanding. We live in the information age, yet for many, wisdom is elusive. With the Internet, there are boundless opportunities for learning, but there is also the proliferation of inaccuracy. Wisdom still calls.

Getting to Know a Pastor-Martyr-Prophet-Spy

Where to begin with my review of Eric Metaxas' "Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy?" How can 500 words or so really do justice to a 600-page analysis of the life of a Christian pastor who stood against Hitler and tried to guard his beloved Lutheran church from Nazi infiltration?

Stuff Boys Say about Osama bin Laden

Late Monday afternoon, I overheard some kids in the locker room at the YMCA. The conversation went something like this: “They caught a bad guy.” “What bad guy?” “You remember the Twin Towers?” “The what?” ... I actually had no idea what they were talking about. I hadn’t read any news or been on Facebook in at least 24 hours. ...