I’ve made no secret of the fact that, of all the spiritual disciplines, prayer is the one with which I struggle the most. There are a lot of reasons why. Some are understandable and some are, admittedly, excuses. One of my struggles has been, as a guy who hates repetition, I found myself repeating a […]

A lot of my time during a school year is spent doing research, preparing lessons/training/sermons, and reading an assortment of non-fiction works. But summer is different. During the summer, I read fiction. A few summers ago I went on a Sherlock Holmes tear. Though not typically a crime drama kind of guy, Sherlock fascinated me. […]