Learning to Read

This past Sunday the kindergarteners at Fourth Church received their first Bibles, a great children's version called The Lion Read and Know Bible. My

Extravagant Love

I preached this sermon on the first Sunday of Lent, February 22, 2015 at Fourth Presbyterian Church. I took the opportunity of this introduction to

A True Story

As I preach my final sermons at Fourth Presbyterian Church, I'm trying to resist the temptation to squeeze in everything I ever wanted to say here.

Which Narrative Do We Choose?

Following up on yesterday's post about the theme of exile at the NEXT Church National Gathering, here are some further thoughts about the biblical

BBQ Dynasty

I haven't publicly commented on the Phil Robertson controversy these past few weeks. I've never watched an episode of Duck Dynasty, so I don't have

A Sacred Responsibility

Reading: Deuteronomy 6:16-25 Reflection Several years ago, when my wife and I were waiting to bring our firstborn son home from the hospital, I