I am on a journey. I’m on a quest. An adventure even, and like most real adventures, it’s less fun and more difficult than the ones we imagine as kids or enjoy through the safety of a good book and a cozy chair. While we are all experiencing the adventure to some degree, all of […]Read more "Rediscovering Intention"
“…the restoration of the church will surely come only from a new type of monasticism which has nothing in common with the old but a complete lack of compromise in a life lived in accordance with the Sermon on the Mount in the discipleship of Christ. I think it is time to gather people together […]Read more "An Old Song with a New Dance (Part 2 of 2)"
Calvin Miller’s The Singer is a narrative poem retelling Jesus’ story in the context of the Middle Ages, and the main character is a bard who sings a song that changes lives. The book is beautiful and poignant, and it communicates in ways an essay or a speech could not. Yet, the Singer’s song is […]Read more "An Old Song with a New Dance (Part 1 of 2)"
As I continue to share my thoughts about women and God, I want to clarify my intentions. I am writing about the beauty of God to be found in women and the wonder inherent in all daughters of Eve. I am not trying to lay out the different roles appropriate for men or women, biblical […]Read more "Learning from Eve – Part 2"
As usual, life is busy. Whenever I actually live in such a way that doesn’t completely reflect slug-likeness, I seem to be in a constant state of being almost behind. I suspect–as long as it doesn’t spiral out of control–this fact is a good thing. Not all busyness is mundane, however. This weekend Chrissy and […]Read more "Checking in from PDX"