In this episode, book review editor Deb Van Duinen interviews Nikki Grimes, poet and bestselling author of books for children and young adults, including the Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, the Coretta Scott King award honor books Jasmine's Notebook, Talking about Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings. Nikki discusses using her poetic voice for worship, as well as the origins of her latest book, Glory in the Margins: Sunday Poems.
Contemporary worship was a boomer thing. Apparently Gen X and Z more concerned with authenticity and earlier worship times.
Steve Mathonnet-VanderWellJune 29, 2022
How might predestination provide assurance in today's world? Matthew Myer Boulton explores in The Christian Century.
Steve Mathonnet-VanderWellJune 28, 2022
I am not optimistic, but we are compelled, like Van Raalte, to hope. Not in ourselves, but in our Lord. And that requires humility and penitence all around. What I deeply wish is that the RCA and CRC would stop looking at each other sideways and start meeting face to face.
Daniel MeeterJune 27, 2022
Kristin Kobes DuMez is a guest on CNN discussing the rousing evangelical support for Walker's Georgia Senate campaign, even after his recent acknowledgment that has three children by women other than his ex-wife.
Steve Mathonnet-VanderWellJune 24, 2022
If we take Lundberg seriously, the only properly Christian attitude to war is grim determination to fight justly, no matter how much it costs us personally, and to engage in honest repentance and lament when the fighting has subsided and the long and tortuous road of the life of a war veteran begins.
Steven RodriguezJune 23, 2022
In this episode, Jeff Munroe interviews Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell, co-pastor of the Second Reformed Church in Pella, Iowa and one of the original editors and writers for the Reformed Journal Blog. Steve chats with Jeff about his memories with his politically engaged father, his love for the Reformed Journal which began in his high school years, and his journey to co-pastoring with his wife, Sophie.
Jeff MunroeJune 23, 2022