Now, we begin a season it seems we’ve actually been in for a long time. A season of waiting. A season of watching. A season of hope. The Christian Church enters Advent saying, “But I’ve already been waiting for nine months.” But for what… Continue Reading “Still Waiting”
Have you ever felt like the world is moving faster than is comfortable? Have you ever gotten to the end of a normal day and felt like you need a week to recover? Have you ever realized you are holding your breath for the… Continue Reading “A Contemplative Pace”
Why it Matters I wrote a book, and now it’s published! During my time as a doctoral student, I became convicted more than I had been before about the absurdity of division in the Christian Church in the West. If Christians 2,000 years ago… Continue Reading “Cruciform Ecumenism”
We’re in a big hurry in this life. From almost the moment we’re born, we are taught to not waste time. Often well intentioned, we fill our days with every imaginable effort to better ourselves and the world. That sounds like a good thing.… Continue Reading “Love is Patient First”
We don’t have to step on each other to get to heaven. It’s an open invitation. We’re all invited. There is not limited seating. The offer to follow God to the banquet, the party, the place he says he is preparing for us is… Continue Reading “Help Me to Heaven”
I’m aware that my target audience includes people for whom the name “God” or “Jesus” may be a turn off. In fact, that’s basically the criteria for my target audience. I’d like to offer an apology to those people on behalf of all Christians… Continue Reading “Coming Back Together”
This is the philosophy behind everything I stand for. I believe there is a life force begging us all – all humanity – to consider that we are one large organism.