Further Up with Timothy Willard

Timothy Willard
Killing Despair With Beauty
Created 27 Mar 2019
  • What frustrates you about how Christians talk about culture?
    08 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 11 7
    I’m working on a chunky newsletter post about Christianity and culture. For years, I’ve been frustrated over the constant push from thinkers and leaders to “engage with culture” or to be a “culture ma...
  • Attacked in the Dark by God
    05 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 9 3
    “Jacob Wrestling with the Angel,” Rembrandt, circa 1659. No, no one shall be forgotten who was great in this world. But each hero was great in his own way, and each one was eminent in proportion to th...
  • Three Ways to Teach Beauty to Yourself and the Young
    01 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    Upper Creek Trail at the Upper Creek Crossing. The base of the falls lies 100+ feet below. You can access the trail 13.5 miles north of Morganton off Rt. 181. “For every one pupil who needs to be guar...
  • Why You Should Be Proud of Your Life's Journey
    29 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    Band Tour Circa 1999. No social media or cell phone. 1974 Leprechaun Winnebago. The photograph was taken with an actual film camera. “Maybe all a man gets is strength to wander for a while. Maybe the ...
  • Why The World Hopes You Stop Thinking for Yourself
    26 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    *Note: this email was scheduled to go out yesterday, but because of some technical difficulties, I had to postpone the delivery. My apologies. I hope you enjoy it! We need to bring back the art of thi...
  • Why You Should Venture Into the Unknown
    22 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    A Friendly Reminder About The Beauty Chasers Community Today is the last day to register for my new Beauty Chasers Community. For those curious, The Beauty Chasers Community is a growing group of kind...
  • The Grit - #1
    20 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 1
    The Word It was by faith that Abraham obeyed when God called him to leave home and go to another land that God would give him as his inheritance. He went without knowing where he was going. And even w...
  • Burning Our Religion
    18 Oct 2021 • 13 min read • 1 0
    “The very first sense of the human being is that of facing a reality which is not his, which exists independently of him, and upon which he depends.”1 —Luigi Giussani I remember watching Notre Dame Ca...
  • The Disintegration of Beauty & Truth
    14 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Christians have uncritically embraced “the ways and means practiced by the high-profile men and women who lead large corporations, congregations, nations, and causes, people who show us how to make mo...
  • You did it!
    12 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    “The world will never starve for want of wonders, but only for want of wonder.” — G.K. Chesterton, Tremendous Trifles ” I can’t believe I finished! Two months ago I submitted the manuscript for my nex...
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