Hope

Paul talks about three things that are central to what Christian faith should look like: faith, hope and love. Pages and pages of writing could be devoted to any one of these three, but I want to spend a little bit of time looking at hope, which I feel is perhaps the easiest to skip…

All Things of Grace

All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one’s heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes. That, for me, is one of the most powerful quotes in literature. It comes from Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel, The Road, and defines the tone of the book. No…

Brightest Day: A New Name for the Site!

As of today, this blog is no longer called ‘Teenage Christian’. I’m not planning on bringing in major changes to how I do things with this change of name, but I do want to use it as a way to refocus and to reassess what I’m trying to do with this blog. Originally I was…