Jonathan Ryan and I have set up a soapbox over at Patheos.com in the hopes that some interesting people will show up. We’re calling the new blog Sick Pilgrim, because we’re all pilgrims drifting toward God whether we realize it or not, sick as dogs, wounded and fallen, in need of healing and rest and companionship. Sometimes we sing … More Sick Pilgrim debuts on Patheos.com
Congratulations Elizabeth Waterman, Teri Jackson, Loretta Tschetter, Robin Farnsworth, and Julia Durgan! Each of you will receive a copy of Grace Filled Days 2016 in the mail this week (or maybe next. They’re shipping from the remote hinterlands of northwest lower Michigan, where I think we still use the pony express.) Thanks to you and to all … More Grace Filled Days Winners
Did I Really Write That? This sounds suspiciously like Paul McCartney to me, but nope, it was me, riffing on C.S. Lewis for Loyola Press! As you prepare to say goodbye to 2015, think about getting my 2016 lectionary-based devotional, Grace-Filled Days, for yourself and a friend. I’m pretty sure I reference Boston’s “Don’t Look Back” … More I Got Memed
We can’t make it or own it. We can’t earn it. It’s freely and mysteriously and indiscriminately given. The goodness and mercy of the Lord follow us, as the Psalm says, all the days of our lives. But we can’t grab hold of grace. The moment we think we can trace its movements through our … More Grace Filled Days Giveaway
“When the story of my life stalls or surprises or disappoints, the scriptures are a gift. I search the Bible for the story of God’s grace, and I find it every time. It is a love story: the tale of God’s unending relationship with his greatest creation. I see that God never gives up. He … More Book Giveaway!
Welcome to Jessica’s internet home. Here you will find links to her books, guest posts, and audio/video content. Her latest book, Grace-Filled Days, a 2016 daily devotional based on the lectionary year, begins this Advent. You can find the link in the sidebar, and enter to win a copy by subscribing.