Welcome to Plough

We’re here for people who want to put their faith into action. Our Christian ebooks, readings, daily prayers and inspiration aim to encourage, provoke, and transform. For those who love physical books, we offer classics and new titles on Christian living, forgiveness, family and children, the Bible, church community, and social justice, as well as short stories, poems, and devotions.

Never miss a new book by signing up for the Plough Weekly newsletter. Or get our Daily Digs, a dose of “caffeine for the conscience” from writers such as C.S. Lewis, Henri Nouwen, Dostoyevsky, Johann Christoph Arnold, Mother Teresa, Tolstoy, Jane Tyson Clement, Meister Eckhart, Sadhu Sundar Singh, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Recent Articles

JTissot_fishers2

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

There Was Always Water

By Ian Barth

There was a thirst that grew in the sweat-stained comradeship among us, the sense that the way things were was not the way they should be.

emptytomb

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Christ Rising

By Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt

When we hear about Christ’s death on the cross, do we remain as bored as if we were reading a newspaper? Or do we bow down under the living God and weep for having killed him up to now?

DaffsMR

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Seven Stanzas at Easter

By John Updike

And if we will have an angel at the tomb, / make it a real angel, / weighty with Max Planck’s quanta, vivid with hair...

tomb_art

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled

By Barney Boller

I still hear these words as if it were only yesterday. The confines of our hearts and of the hospital room crumbled before the simple power of a small child’s faith and trust, as if Jesus himself was there with us.

MatthiasGrunewalddetail

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bach’s “Saint Matthew Passion”

By Colin Fields

J.S. Bach’s music helps us experience the cosmic yet personal significance of the Good Friday story, in what many consider the greatest work of art of all time.