Are you in the Network?

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles.  And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of […]

What Matters Most

We were created with an abundance of potential to do many great and wonderful things in this life. We are musicians, surgeons, athletes, dancers, artists, carpenters, writers, plumbers and more. Yet, all these titles are secondary to our primary purpose in life. And while arms and legs help […]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality

One of my favorite bloggers is the internet monk Michael Spencer.  I’ve been onboard with his journey through “the post-evangelical wilderness” for probably almost 2 years now.  We have much in common: both evangelicals seeking a more holistic, ancient, missional, theologically open-minded, Jesus-shaped spirituality.  I would highly recommend […]

Better in Koine

If we’re all honest with ourselves we would all admit that New Year Resolutions are those lists of high ambitions we wish we would keep but usually break by mid-March…  That’s why I try to think of at least ONE attainable one to go along with the list […]

CAUTION: Sin is Slippery

I hate shoveling the steps and sidewalk.  There’s nothing appealing about it.  It’s cold.  It’s tiring.  It’s dangerous when icy.  It seems easiest to just let it go…until you slip and fall on your head!  Falling flat on your back is far worse.   Sin works the same […]