Lent 2016: The 40-Day Bible Reading Challenge

Over the last few years, I’ve come to believe that the 40 days leading up to Easter can be some of the most life-giving, perspective-changing, hope-filled days of the entire year—not just for me, but for you. This is the moment in the church calendar when we get to...
Have You Been Visited By Angels?

Have You Been Visited By Angels?

Have you ever had an experience that makes you wonder: Did I just encounter an angel? One spring during college I studied abroad in Spain. My flight was delayed more than a dozen hours. The person who gave me directions sent me to the wrong train station. I walked...
Can Demons Teach Us About Jesus?

Can Demons Teach Us About Jesus?

Jesus tours towns and villages, along with his posse, heralding the blistering good news of the kingdom of God. Crowds press from every direction, sad there’s no ability to take selfies. Yet Jesus cloaks his teaching in mystery. He tells stories through...