Sometimes you just have to hit pause and take stock. Which is something God encourages!
I just recently returned from a yearly mission trip to Guatemala. This was my third trip, and most of the activities were feeling fairly "old hat." I knew what to do, when to do it, and almost exactly what to expect. We visited two villages, spending two days in each village. We offered medical, dental,... Continue Reading →
If we saw grace lived out in churches as often as we sang Amazing Grace, the Church would be an incredible place indeed.
Recently, I was reading a book on faith and theology from the local public library. I’ve been able to get back to reading about faith and theology as a hobby rather than academic “work”, and I’ve been loving it. With this particular book, I was deeply engaged in it and its call to reexamine common... Continue Reading →
Concerns that the contemporary Church has largely failed to meet society's redemptive needs (or, God's redemptive purposes) cross denominational lines. A Quaker's view.
Trueblood's insights on why we might think our church is healthy - when in fact thing might be terribly wrong.
A great read for anyone who wants to dig deeper into the origins of Christianity and the rise of the Jesus movement from obscure backwater cult to worldwide prominence.