Sometimes faith is like encountering a grizzly bear.
It got stolen, and I got scared.
Cheap resistance is like cheap grace. It risks very little.
We stood along the highway in a blizzard, trying to hitchhike. We started reciting Bible verses to pass the time.
Our call is a close call, one that draws us close to the sharp edges of life. "While we live, we are always being given up to death for Jesus' sake."
In response to our request for essays on risk, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
In a recent interview, Diane Keaton told the story of when she first decided to adopt a child. She was driving her father home from the hospital to die.