God the Communicator

By , posted September 2, 2015 at 6:00 am

God is a god who communicates with his creation. Humans exercise their ‘image of God’ by communicating with each other. As journalists, how can we fulfill both our mandate to objective reporting and our calling to communicate God’s story?

broken window reflecting traffic behind. Huntley Paton photo.

Should Christians become journalists? Reflecting truth in a broken world

By , posted December 10, 2012 at 9:54 am

Why should Christians become journalists? I have been asked the question many times during my life as a mainstream journalist, and eventually as a Lutheran minister at the same time.

I admit I have given a variety of answers. Pointed at some good reasons (and maybe some not so good in my younger years!) as well   (more…)

Norway atrocity born of ideology, not belief in Christ

By , posted July 26, 2011 at 1:31 pm

AWFUL. HORRIBLE. WE SIMPLY CANNOT UNDERSTAND IT!  Acts so unbelievably filled with cruelty and hatred.  This is not something we do in Norway, is it?

These and other somber words have flooded Norway’s newspapers, TV, blogs and social media.

A country woke up to the news that at least 76 young men and   (more…)