I haven't been blogging a lot lately. Here's why. I started blogging for the same reason I started doing a lot of things - I want people to like me. I want people to think I'm cool and smart. I wanted likes and comments and praise and fans. It sounds silly and feels weird to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about identity
I noticed something this week while reading the story of Moses in Exodus and Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber. It's something I started to pick up on while reading JS Park's The Life of King David. It struck me again this morning while I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a picture of a church service that caters … Continue reading Here’s the thing about murderers
And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed. And Moses said, "I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned." When the Lord … Continue reading Here’s the thing about holy ground
I've been stuck for a while now on how God prepares us. I pray over people - Thank you, God, for preparing this person for the work they are doing now and for using this work to prepare them for the next thing. I pray over myself - Thank you, God, for all of the many ways … Continue reading Here’s the thing about prep work
Shortly after my parents moved into their current house, the house I lived in until I went to college, they met their neighbors. To the left, the Roe family, who still lives there with two of their three children. Carolyn Roe is still one of my best friends. We grew up together and we've had … Continue reading What’s that in your hand?