Christian Insights

8 posts

In light of our recent presidential election this is especially fitting. The invective, threats and vitriol directed at our President – Elect pale in comparison to what President – Elect Lincoln experienced. Let’s remember that he had to sneak into Washington because of the very real threat of assassination. People […]

Ragman: An Allegory of Death and Resurrection

As we prepare to celebrate Easter author Walter Wangerin, Jr. offers us a poignant allegory of Christ’s glorious work for us on the cross. Ragman I saw a strange sight. I stumbled upon a story most strange, like nothing in my life, my street sense, my sly tongue had ever […]

Funerals As Counter Culture

Are we rapidly moving toward a “Post-Funeral”culture? I don’t think so. After 50 years of steady decline in public attitudes towards funerals the pendulum is swinging back our way.  Like Croci in the spring, the signs are poking through the frost if you will just look and this week’s post […]