The Hole in our Holiness

What’s the difference between holiness and relevance?  For starters, holiness is what followers of Jesus used to value.  Relevance is the priority that replaced it. Striving for holiness means the direction of my life is visibly different from most people because my purpose and objectives are godly and eternal.  Reaching for relevance means I value the … More The Hole in our Holiness

The Fearless Embrace

Who will you be today: the champion you dream of being or the person you’re afraid you are? For most people who feel trapped on the hamster wheel of mediocrity, the problem is not lack of talent or bad luck or even bad fashion instincts.  You don’t have to make a million dollars or win … More The Fearless Embrace

Show Me My Cross

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.”  It was true in the second century when Tertullian first penned those words, and it’s been the experience of saints somewhere on the planet in every age since. In his profound spiritual reflection, Silence and Beauty,  Makoto Fujimura reconsiders the awe and the agony of … More Show Me My Cross