Why I Won’t Share the Video of Walter Scott’s Murder

We’ve all seen the video. Despicable. Deplorable. Damnable. Michael T. Slager murdered Walter Scott–It’s as simple as that. But, I cannot help but be slightly disturbed at the rate in Continue Reading →

Why You Should be Legalistic – Part 2

In Part 1 of “Why You Should Be Legalistic” I argued that “While ‘legalistic’ constructs may be appropriate for our development at one stage of life, they are inappropriate and Continue Reading →

God Does Nothing

We often feel that God is apathetic to the chaos of the world. Why does it seem as though evil perpetually wins out over the good? When will God vindicate Continue Reading →

The Inevitable Spiral: Reflections at the Intersection of Doubt & Grief Theory

—Without meaning, there is no hope. Without hope, there is no meaning.” -Pauline Boss, Grief Theorist Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My Continue Reading →

Solidarity, Memory, and a Suffering God: Reflections on Wolterstorff’s “Lament for a Son”

I just read Lament for a Son by Nicholas Wolterstorff and I could not put it down. With many episodes of reflection, I read it cover to cover. In short, Continue Reading →

Our Sorrow, God’s Weakness

Then he just knelt in the ashes. He raised his face to the paling day. Are you there? he whispered. Will I see you at the last? Have you a Continue Reading →

A Garden of Hope

Restoring Pangea interviews Cassy Haller to talk about counseling, psychology, hope and a garden. Cassy has courageously opened up a practice of her own in Grand Rapids, MI named Honest Hope Continue Reading →