We live in an age in which stimulation and consumption are all too normal in our lives.Read more "Awakening to All That is Good"
All you have to do is walk outside and take a deep breath and accept the invitation.Read more "All Creation Sings"
The Good News of the Kingdom of God is not one of the many things. It is the thing.Read more "Parable of the New Car and Salvage Yard"
I’m not sure how to describe the feelings that go beyond heartbroken and devastated. Honest to God, I don’t.Read more "For Abbott"
Our house church lost a beautiful young man, Abbott Forrester Garn, this week. His family has been an intimate part of our lives for the last decade. I offered these words at the funeral in the midst of the tragedy.Read more "The Light of Christ is Breaking In"
In my experience, the only place where the superficial veneer is stripped away, where pretense is obliterated, where cosmetic application fails, and where vulnerability is unmasked and triumphantly exposed… is in the presence of a loving, non-judgmental, other-centered group of trusted friends.Read more "Between the Questions…"
Our heads told us that this was the right decision, but nothing told our hearts to prepare for being wrecked.Read more "He Was Always With Us…"