In May of 2017 in a garden-variety suburb in a garden-variety state in America, a country which contains 321 million people, in a world which contains around 7 billion people, a starling died in a dryer vent and God noticed. His authority and His power do not render Him distant even from the smallest details. [Click title to read more.]
It’s true that people need a rest after the emotional intensity of Easter. But it’s also true that “rest” shouldn’t mean “take a vacation from God until fall.” [Click title to read more.]
I thought it might be worthwhile to offer up this little primer: a series of very basic tips about how to evaluate and assess all that “Christian” information you might stumble across online or in the bookstore.
Missing from all of our Christian “doing” is the deliberate cultivation of a reflective interior life that allows for individual growth and a changing, evolving, rich relationship with God. [Click title to read more.]
Love immediately, and delay everything that doesn’t come from love. [Click title to read more.]
Although the world is fundamentally cursed and unfair and we have to reconcile ourselves to that, we also need to think about the fact that we are the ones who can make it a little less unfair. [Click title to read more.]
Awkward silences are always going to be endemic to church activities that involve question-asking. It’ll happen sooner or later. The trick, I think, is not to ignore that silence or what it might portend. [Click title to read more.]