Book Review: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me by R.R. Tavárez

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  I have never read a book as raw and as real as Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. While it is only 152 pages in length, it took me over a month to complete the book from cover to … [Read more...]

This is My Body: Stories of Brokenness and Communion by Ronald L. Hunsucker

  On February 27, at Calvin College, I had the opportunity to see a theatre production titled, This Is My Body.  In the format of verbatim theatre the play script was a mosaic constructed of … [Read more...]

To Join the Dust by Brendan Omicelli

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*The following are journal reflections from Brendan’s visit to Israel. People Near to Me I grew up in a culture disengaged with the larger world. The sports page in the Sunday paper explored the … [Read more...]

Christ’s Coming Kingdom by Brad Diekema and Josiah Youngquist

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I (Josiah) have read from the Beatitudes many times. It seems to me to be a picture of God’s coming kingdom here on earth. The poor in spirit will inherit the kingdom. The earth will be given to the … [Read more...]

Dear You By Joella Ranaoivoson

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*Kintsukuroi: (n.) (v.phr.)“to repair with gold”; the art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been … [Read more...]