It is not uncommon these days for people to lament the demise of the family. People have been talking about the death of “traditional families” for as long as I can remember. Sociologist, economists, and pundits of various sorts all worry about this. Even Christians worry about this. It seems odd to me that Christians […]

Mark’s Easter

I’ve been reading through the Gospel According to MarkĀ as part of my church’s Westminster Reads program. (We are reading through the New Testament in a year, it’s not too late to join us!) Reading Mark is like being a passenger in a race car, gathering speed, hurtling to the end of the story. Jesus and […]