Monthly Archives: June 2017

Crushed

In his tiny little book “Can You Drink The Cup” Henri Nouwen makes this simple, but profound, observation that I love: “When we are crushed like grapes, we cannot think of the wine we will become.” 

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“God Is Not That Interested In Advertising”

The Psalms teach us so much. In addition to teaching us how appropriate it is to be brutally honest with ourselves and God, it also teaches us that God screams the reality of Himself shot through all of His creation. … Continue reading

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“This Isn’t Charity. This Is Justice”

As our faith community continues to learn the emotive power and honesty of the Psalms, I want to share with you another great video of a conversation between Bono and a seminary professor. The Psalms teach us to pray honestly … Continue reading

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Melt The Bullets And Be On Mission

After watching the horrific shooting of Republican congressmen, lobbyists and support staff on a baseball diamond, it has now come to the point that we as believers must be very clear about how we go about our mission and not … Continue reading

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Fear Of Honesty

On Monday I put up a great video interview with Bono. It was a conversation about the Psalms and about honesty in prayer and in art. As a side note, it made me wonder: is all good art ultimately some … Continue reading

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Be Brutally Honest

Our faith community just began a teaching series on prayer. I encourage you to listen to this conversation between a believing rock star, and David Taylor professor of theology and culture at Fuller Seminary. It brings up some very good … Continue reading

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Destroying Consumption and Production Through Rest

On Monday I shared some great stuff from the book “Sabbath as Resistance.” When you actually explore the many things God established for the people of Israel, as they  left their slavery in Egypt behind and entered into the freedom of being … Continue reading

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