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The Repentant Sinner

In 1886 Leo Tolstoy wrote a short story titled “The Repentant Sinner.” In the story a seventy year old man falls ill. …

The Vocation of the Painter

The vocation of the painter, indeed the vocation of any artist, is first and foremost, to create beauty. Even evil, when depicted …

Are You Prepared For The Wedding?

The parable of the man without the wedding garment challenges our way of thinking. After the invited guests refuse to come, they …

Wheat and Weeds

“A man named Shimei… cursing as he came… threw stones at David and all the king’s officers.” 2Samuel 16:5-6 One of King …

The Parable of the Statue

The Kingdom of God may be likened to a statue of pagan antiquity. Carved by an unknown Roman artisan at the behest …