Best Book of the Year?

December 28th, 2015

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It’s popular to publish end-of-the-year lists featuring Best Books. I’m not that ambitious. Here is what I consider to be perhaps the best book of 2015.

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I bring you good tidings of great joy. The angel’s announcement took the shepherds by surprise. Joy does that. C. S. Lewis discovered some of its surprises.

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Shaken and Stirred

December 14th, 2015

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Ambiguity and complexity can shake people up. But they also stir something. That’s why the creation story is a bit disorienting. The Christmas story should be as well.

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Divergent

December 7th, 2015

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According to Stanford Business School, a divergent opinion can lead to better decisions. Scripture agrees, urging us to heed the divergent voice, especially during advent.

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