The Ballad of Whisky

You warm me from the inside out         And fill me to the brim. You charm me with your Scottish clout,         With your amber color dim. Now stoke the fire and pack your pipe,         Fill your glasses well. Your drink is not of common…

The Clergyman and the Prayer Book

This piece is taken from “To My Younger Brethren: Chapters on Pastoral Life and Work” written in 1902 by Handley Moule, at the time the Bishop of Durham. Moule was one of the leaders of the “Evangelical” party alongside J.C. Ryle, what today we might call “Old Low Church,” although by the standards of modern…

The Teeny Ghosts

Once I had a friend with a rollicking head of hair and shining eyes and an air of mischief that came from the turned-up nose and the near-laughter look on her face. Maeve saw no reason not to love and be loved, and she once confided in me that she had been pregnant seven times…

Finding Christ and Salvation in Job

Job was a righteous man who had it all, that is, until Satan was given full access to Job to test his faith. At his lowest moment–without family, health, or home–was Job blessed or cursed? Simple answers are simply inadequate. It is obvious that Job was blessed in the beginning and end of the narrative,…

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