1. Becoming a Temple (instead of a demigod)

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    July 27, 2017 by jmw

    John Mayer may think that the body is a wonderland but long before him the apostle Paul preached that our …
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  2. An Anti-Totalizing Metanarrative?

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    March 14, 2017 by jmw

    “The biblical narrative thus addresses our postmodern situation with both compassion and power. But does this metanarrative escape the postmodern …
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  3. Paradox & Tension (Or, How to Become a Beautiful Instrument)

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    October 31, 2016 by jmw

    I’m probably the only one still ruminating about a conversation that has all but faded out of our minds and …
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  4. Jesus is the Only Way? Of course, but…

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    October 21, 2016 by jmw

    This is the second post in response to my friend Nathan who wrote a post about there being many ways …
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  5. More Ways Than Jesus? Of course, but…

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    October 20, 2016 by jmw

    My friend Nathan recently wrote a blog post contending that there are more ways to God than Jesus. What follows …
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  6. God’s Presence in Hiddenness, God’s Aim Toward the World

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    October 15, 2016 by jmw

    If God is always present, then there is no contrasting absence whereby God’s presence could rise to conscious notice. This …
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  7. “Nuclear Man” Then and Now

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    August 12, 2016 by jmw

    In this simple analysis Nouwen captures both a diagnosis of the current milieu as well as a potential way of life within it. The delicate balance of mysticism and revolution offers us a holistic remedy…