Staff Reflections

“Then God said, ‘Let us make human beings in our image.’” (Gen 1:26) “Certain things,” writes philosopher Josef Pieper, “can be adequately discussed only if at...

Since its publication in 1680 Joachim Neander’s hymn, “Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren,” has been sung in Christian worship as a magnificent...

I answer that it was fitting for Christ to be buried… because by Christ’s rising from the grave, to them who are in the grave,...

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 I grew...

Background: The triumph of light over dark is a common theme in the Advent season. Christ, our true light, has come into the darkness of the...

In the time of Herod king of Judah there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth...

Advent is the beginning of the Christian year. While much of the world falls into flurry and fuss preparing for the year’s end, the Church...