Interview: Keith and Kristyn Getty: Singing Isn’t Just for Sunday

Why congregational worship is a feast we prepare all week long. The Christian musical landscape includes dozens of widely known worship leaders and recording artists but comparatively few hymn writers. Of these, Keith and Kristyn Getty are preeminent. Their songs are enormously popular (over 40 million people sing “In Christ Alone” in church services each… Continue reading Interview: Keith and Kristyn Getty: Singing Isn’t Just for Sunday

Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and Fears

An excerpt from ‘Hope for the Prodigal.’ Having a prodigal in our lives can expose us—in a good way—although the exposure doesn’t always feel beneficial at the start. We might not be prodigal ourselves, but ultimately, the crisis shows where we may have gone off the rails or developed false beliefs. God may allow or… Continue reading Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and Fears

Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy

Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany. As a young man, Martin Luther had a persistent, obsessive fear that he was cast out from God’s grace and that it was his own fault. He saw himself as a figurative refugee from the love of God. “My sin lay… Continue reading Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy