Adrift (and our soul felt its worth)

They’d been adrift for days. Plans, it seems, have their own unique way of crumbling, like the exterior of the B-17 bomber over the pacific. His name was Eddie Rickenbacker, and his mission was to deliver a message to General MacArthur who was somewhere in New...

Keeping Christ in Christmas (and why you can’t take him out)

 Maybe this post is too little too late, but it seems like every time I sign onto Facebook there’s a half dozen posts and/or “status” updates from Christian friends urging fellow Facebook-o-philes to “keep Christ in Christmas.” This is usually the same crowd...

Fairytale of New York: Incarnation and Reconciliation

The song above is “Fairytale of New York,” originally written by The Pogues but ably covered by Dustin Kensrue on last year’s Christmas album The Good Night is Still Everywhere. The differences between the two versions is quite palpable – The Pogues’...

Pieter Bruegel: Art of the Incarnation Part 5

  Today’s artist is Pieter Bruegel, a sixteenth century painter from the Netherlands. The above painting is entitled “Christ Carrying the Cross,” a favorite of a dear friend of mine who brought it to my attention. Can you find Jesus? Go ahead; I’ll wait....

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