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2021 in review

It's time to recap the year that has been. And what a year it was. There are several ways to do this, many of which are interesting. You can look at a year in terms of notable deaths, viral events, political…

A Spirit for God (2021)

Never before have "habits of the mind" been so important. As Winston Churchill foresightedly stated in his address to Harvard University in 1943: “The empires of the future will be empires of the spirit. Oxford…

Is God a moral monster?

Richard Dawkins calls the God of the Bible a “moral monster”. For example, Dawkins calls God's command to Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac as "shameful" and amounting to "child abuse and intimidation." He…

From scratch | Jesus’ Creed

Chicago is called "The Second City" because most of it was rebuilt after the Great Chicago Fire. Some of the iconic Chicago Skyline architectural buildings were constructed around this time in the city's history. If you take the historic…

I am Nicodemus | Jesus’ Creed

I just realized in my 41st year of life, my 21st year of intentionally following Jesus, and my 11th year as the senior pastor of a church that… I am Nicodemus. And I am not alone. Here's the familiar story: Now, there was a Pharisee, a…

What is Wisdom? | Jesus’ Creed

Today we begin a series with the graduates of the Séminaire du Nord summarizing their chapter of Wise church. This post is from Dan Hanlon. Parents and teachers of toddlers know how important and yet difficult it can be to provide brief…

Meghan McCain goes out of sight

Thursday, Meghan McCain, co-host and conservative voice on ABC's View announced that she would be leaving the popular talk show.In an announcement during Thursday's episode of View, McCain, daughter of late Sen. John McCain, shared that…