Writer, editor, stumbler after Jesus

Thanking a friend

ENGLISH POET Philip Larkin famously wrote that, in one way, life started for him in 1963 (Google his “Annus Mirabilis” for the unexpurgated version). For me,…

The Son of Mañana?

READING THROUGH Mark’s Gospel recently for a guys’ group I am part of, I was struck by how often the writer uses the word “immediately”—more than…

An awkward Easter

I’M HOPING THAT lots of first-time and once-in-a-blue-moon churchgoers who turn out for services this Easter Sunday are—despite regular attendees’ best efforts to make them feel…