Sifted and Refined: A Blog on Human Weakness, Frailty, and Brokenness, and How God Can Use It (If We Let Him)

  Pain changes you. “There’s something I want to tell you,” she began. I suddenly became aware of the din of china as she paused to collect herself. Lauri and I sat forward. It was clear from her quavering voice, her whole bearing really, that what she had to say was very important to her. … Read more

George Bailey

My column on CNN: “When Bedford Falls Becomes Pottersville”

Five years ago this Christmas I was looking for an opportunity to respond to critics of the Christian faith who, in Scrooge-like fashion, said that Christianity was a relic of the past and needed to be driven from public life. I wanted to write an article for a secular publication that made an opposite argument. … Read more