Category Archives: Faith

One More for Rich

Yesterday I posted a link to a recent piece about the 25th anniversary of the death of Rich Mullins.  The folks over at First Things also posted an article.  The piece, written by Bethel McGrew, also includes links to multiple … Continue reading

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25 Years after Rich

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Rich Mullins.  To mark the occasion, a number of artists got together to record a variety of his songs for the Bellsburg album.  The Kickstarter project also gave backers access to … Continue reading

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The Three Movements of This Summer

Today marks the beginning of the “third movement” of summer 2022 for me.  My summer officially started after our commencement service back in the first weekend of June.  From there, the summer divided itself neatly into three movements.  The first … Continue reading

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Out to Pasture

This short and recent piece by Alan Jacobs is about conservatism, but I can’t help but think it’s also true about so much more (like church or education).  It’s an interesting slant on ancient imagery about sheep, shepherds, and sheepdogs. … Continue reading

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What We’re Looking For

Today’s been a doozy of a day.  In a good way, mind you, but a doozy nonetheless. I’m going to place this video right here for now.  I’ve not watched it yet because I’m three chapters into the book.  It’s … Continue reading

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A Moment with a Myth

Here’s a moment with Jamie Smith talking about a cultural reality worth thinking about (and responding to).

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Deja Nu, Deja Vu?

Five years ago, I found myself in a position where I was a church member without a pastor and a school teacher (at a Christian school) without a campus minister.  In both instances, I was able to step in and … Continue reading

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Easter Monday

This New York Times piece by Tish Harrison Warren brings a number of really good threads together while reflecting on the reality of Easter.  It might be pay-walled, so let me know if you want me to send you a … Continue reading

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On Ash Wednesday

Today was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent for many Christians around the world.  I’m not much of a Lent person, for reasons I’ll get to at some point during this season.  But I appreciate the general … Continue reading

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Halfway Through

About fifty days ago, I started a journey that I had thought about for some time but ever gotten around to: I started reading Dante’s Divine Comedy.  I did it because one of my favorite newsletter-writers, Matthew Lee Anderson, promoted … Continue reading

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