Little Lamb, Who Made Thee?
William Blake was born yesterday, 1757. One of his most famous poems is one of my favorites. It’s a good launch into Advent.
Little Lamb, who made thee?
Dost thou know who made thee?
Gave thee life, and bid…
Why Say That Marriage Is Like Christ and the Church?
When I asked Noël if there was anything she wanted me to say about marriage, she said, “You cannot say too often that marriage is a model of Christ and the church.”
I think she is right and there are…Continue Reading
How Clear Differences Unite Humanity
I have often said that I can go much farther down the road together with a serious, biblically oriented, articulate, firmly-believing Arminian than with a jesting, systems-oriented, unclear, wish-washy, Reformed philosopher.
G. K. Chesterton helps explain why.
It’s not merely…
A Chapter Closes in Advent at Bethlehem
Some traditions are temporary—like a quarter of a century. This one lasted 27 years. I am referring to the reading of Advent Poems at Bethlehem during Sunday Morning worship. I read the first one in 1982. Then I wrote four…Continue Reading
By How Many Doors Must You Enter Paradise?
Here’s an unusual wake up call about the wonders of marriage.
To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once. It was incommensurate with the terrible excitement of which one…
C.S. Lewis on Why to Seek an Author's Intention
As Nice As They Let Me, As Mean As They Make Me
One of the growing ministries of Desiring God is the outreach to prisoners. Those of you in the Philippian Fellowship hear about this more often than the rest of our website guests.
On Thursday a team of four of us…Continue Reading
Art and the Precious Limits of Reality
Here is Chesterton on the essence of art.
Art is limitation; the essence of every picture is the frame. If you draw a giraffe you must draw him with a long neck. If in your bold creative way you hold…
Invitation to Our 2010 Pastors Conference
Dear fellow shepherds of God's people,
For over 20 years, we have assumed the foundation of Christian Hedonism at the Desiring God Conference for Pastors. But we have never focused on it. Until now. I thought it was time. Our…Continue Reading