History and Tradition: What You Need to Know

History and Tradition: What You Need to Know

Our family has enjoyed watching Fiddler on the Roof together over the years—you’re probably familiar with the Broadway play or the movie. The story begins, of course, with the image of a figure fiddling atop a roof. The narrator, a man named Tevye, appears. Seeing the...
Justice, Mercy, and Psalm 139

Justice, Mercy, and Psalm 139

Years ago when my kids were little, I punished one of the boys for something. My wife Sue told me later, “You know, he didn’t do that.” I still cringe when I remember that. He was just a little guy, and I went to him and apologized. After my son was an adult I told...
5 Powerful Ways to Describe Your Faith

5 Powerful Ways to Describe Your Faith

The Christian faith can be described using five distinct labels: Historical theology Eschatology Religious experience A mission An ethic The Christian Faith is a Historical Theology On the one hand, the Christian faith is a historical theology; that is, it points to...
Godspeed, HBU Graduates

Godspeed, HBU Graduates

I wish our world were such that we could speak in a light and breezy tone about the future to our graduates, but, of course, that’s not the kind of world in which we live. The Psalmist reminds us that the Lord prepares a table for us in the presence of our enemies....