Howard Snyder - Seedbed

Howard Snyder

Ecology of Church and Kingdom

Recent Articles


For months and now years, the news has been full of weather disasters. Fires and horrendous mudslides in California; repeated blizzards and “thundersnow” in...

The Band Meeting by Kevin Watson and Scott Kisker is a small book, just 172 pages (Seedbed Publishing). I consider it the most significant...

  Gold leaves of autumn New buds in spring Summer’s warm magic Winter’s cold ring— Coming and going Time’s rise and fall Years building ages Time touching all— So our lives mingle So our...

Among many other wondrous things, Christmas is a preview of Jesus’ second coming. Christmas is bittersweet. The angels announce good will and peace on earth....

Nobel Prize-winning author Sinclair Lewis was alarmed by the rise of Adolf Hitler in Germany. In 1931 his journalist wife had interviewed Hitler. Now...

“God works in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform,” said William Cowper in 1774. I fully agree. One of those mysterious ways is providence...

The Bible reveals a whole and healing gospel. Good News! Today however, a third of the gospel is missing from much evangelical preaching, teaching, and...

Late last year we had some birch trees cut down in front of our house. The trunks were over a foot thick. I thought...

Marina Warner has written an intriguing book, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale (Oxford: 2014, 201 pp.). The book plunges...