Hope and Faith

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds… Let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.  - Hebrews 10:23-25

Books: Hope and Faith

Seeking Peace English

Seeking Peace

By Johann Christoph Arnold

Where can we find peace of heart and mind – with ourselves, with others, and with God? Arnold says there is such a peace, but it will demand a relentless pursuit kept up only by hope and courage, vision and commitment. français 한국어 español

A Third Testament English

A Third Testament

By Malcolm Muggeridge

In this illuminating collection of portraits, Muggeridge explores the spiritual wanderings seven maverick thinkers: Augustine, Pascal, Blake, Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Bonhoeffer.

Gospel of Gods Reign book cover

The Gospel of God’s Reign

By Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt

New book! In his characteristically provocative and daring way, Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt articulates a vision of God’s kingdom that turns much of our understanding of modern Christianity upside-down. He challenges us to follow Jesus in a way that makes God’s reign a reality, here and now.

Articles: Hope and Faith

woman in a red dress walking in the city

God Finds an Atheist

By Sibyl Sender

Sibyl worked for a New York glossy magazine, and had no use for a God who lets children die in gutters. She opted for nihilism and sensuality, lived hard, and drank hard. Then one day it hit her...

Heiner Köppschall (1938-2014)

Love Knocks at Our Hearts

By Colin Fields

Once a homeless war orphan who would sing for a meal or a night's lodging, Heiner kept on sharing his gift of song to the very end. Deutsch

photo of Dorothy Day

The Hard Work of the Gospel

By Dorothy Day

We pray for an end to war. But unless we combine this prayer with giving to the least of God’s children, and fasting in order that we may help feed the hungry, and penance in recognition of our share in the guilt, our prayer may become empty words.

'The Picnic' by Thomas Cole, 1846

The Miracle of Simple Happiness

By Colin Fields

What better time than high summer to enjoy the miracle of our “wonderful, inscrutable, magical” world? Wynton Marsalis’s joyous playing of Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto sparkles with the brightness of August days.