Signs of the Kingdom

God knows us—our best and worst sides—and does not forget us.

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Louis Lotz sees the grace of God in little moments and unexpected places.

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Seasons change. It’s important to know which one you’re in.

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Sometimes the best sermons are the ones you only think you heard.

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Lou Lotz reflects on the difficulty of life in North America for people experiencing homelessness.

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Uniformity we can do without—but not unity.

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Both in the natural world and in the church, new life often arises when things have come to an end.

As columnist Lou Lotz lets his dog in, then out, then in again, he reflects on the spiritual significance of persistence. 

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In a world of specialists, pastors continue to be generalists. I’ve heard it said, “Pastors are the last of the generalists.”

Lou Lotz says it’s rare that Christians appreciate the richness of liturgy, the pleasure of tithing, and the necessity of confession anymore. In this column, he reflects on the cost of losing this understanding. 

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