... while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. John 1 parallels the creation narrative. In which the Word, through whom all things came into being, shines in the darkness. With winds sweeping; and then all this time later: Word, and things into being, and light. A dynamic God, at work, … Continue reading The time to honor
An update on my travels in Holland. I feel "at home" here, perhaps in the sense of the established nature of the Netherlands. I have spent the past three weeks in an apartment in the suburbs of The Hague. It is about 45 minutes walk to the CBD, and with a tram nearby. I have … Continue reading Holland II
An apartment in the Netherlands. And a job. But, no. Take some steps back, and consider what is important. What is more fundamental: It is important to be present. And at home, in Christ. And to be in the church. (And so to be at home, in Christ.) And to serve the church. Ultimately, with … Continue reading Contemplating beauty.