The Discontent and the Depraved: Armchair Pop Commentaries

It’s difficult to transition to being a minority religious force in society – a phenomenon the Church in the West is learning about firsthand. It has been hard to switch from a position of cultural hegemony, to the mission-oriented posture that I think is required of us in this time. In that light, I try to … More The Discontent and the Depraved: Armchair Pop Commentaries

The Cave

Parsing Greek verbs, reading systematic theologies, learning counseling techniques. These can only go so far in preparing you to be a minister – to be one who lives for and leads and loves the people of God, and hopes to do so, to use Nouwen’s phrase, ‘In the name of Jesus.’ When hell raises its … More The Cave

Christians, Muslims and Hope in an ISIS and 9/11 World.

There are no appropriate words that can encapsulate the horrors we are seeing almost daily in Iraq, as well as in Syria. This is not to mention the continuing conflicts in Israel/Gaza, which fill our newsfeeds nonstop. And on this day we remember the unbelievable tragedy that took place on our soil in New York … More Christians, Muslims and Hope in an ISIS and 9/11 World.

I’m Writing A Theology About Jennifer Lawrence For Site Traffic

In light of my blog’s name – I think it’s important to note when I write a post on my lunch break. This is one of those times. This is therefore more authentic.  The Internet is a competitive world. There is a, quite natural, constant ‘dog eat dog’ environment of straining for traffic to your blog … More I’m Writing A Theology About Jennifer Lawrence For Site Traffic