I followed COP26 from a distance. Other Christians showed up in Glasgow and asked God to intervene.
A conversation with community developer and editor Chris Smith about the Englewood Review of Books, spirituality for the journey, the messiness of life, and more
So why didn’t I want to introduce my Methodist congregants to them?
A prayer of bare-bones presence with God
“How does a political gesture become a moment of prayer?”
Most days I hover somewhere between Adam’s “I was afraid” and John of Patmos’s “Come, Lord Jesus.”
I tried it—and I began to experience God in places other than my head.
His definition of prayer is simple: conscious conversation with God.
The poetic vision of Deluge reconciles Muslim and Christian themes.
Is V. velella a colony or an individual? When does sharedness dissolve into oneness?
He was moving away, the stranger said, and he wanted to leave a box in my care.
As the rotating nativity spun, I kept watching Jesus.
Who keeps us safe? the crowd cried out. We keep us safe!
The psalter’s wisdom, illuminated from five perspectives
Jordan Kisner writes about seeing the world and the self.