The Isles | Transcendence

Transcendence describes something that transports us beyond our physical existence, something whose whole is on another spiritual plane than the sum of its parts.

The Isles | Walking Together

As any hobbit knows, much of the joy of a good day’s walk comes from the friends who travel by your side.

The Artist-Pastor Identity Crisis

I’m beginning to think that if I don’t have an identity crisis at least once a month, I’m simply not taking in enough good art.

Hitchens Nails “Liberal” Christianity

Christopher Hitchens, the famous (or infamous) atheist and self-proclaimed “anti-theist,” recently articulated quite well what is at stake in Christian belief and why liberal Christianity is, in essence, not Christianity … Continue reading Hitchens Nails “Liberal” Christianity

Finding My Christmas: A Personal Journey to Advent

It is no secret that I have had a certain enmity with Christmas for quite a few years now.  As a child, I embraced Christmas as it was given me: … Continue reading Finding My Christmas: A Personal Journey to Advent