J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Unassailable Security and the Way of the Cross

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God (Matthew 5:9). Sermon Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Ask any sane person in this insane, conflict-laden age, “Which do you prefer, peace or conflict?” and you will most certainly hear the answer, “Peace, of course.” Ask any rioter in Portland or DC, any denier […]

Use Psalm 23 For Sleeping and Waking

A fresh reading of the most familiar psalm.

Liminal Space: Grace Where Things Fall Apart

When God makes no sense in your story, you may find that you make more sense in God’s story.

Was Jesus a Religious Man?

An affirmation of religion in an age of doubt.

Intimacy With God: To Trust or Not to Trust

How Jesus’ invitation to intimacy still challenges us.

The Promise After the Planting: Growing Faith on the Farm

How my mother passed on farm-grown faith to me.

Beyond Happiness: Moving Through Grief to Christmas Joy

Share with a grieving or lonely friend this Christmas season.