Titles have never been my strong suit. I used to write regularly for a Christian newspaper, and no matter how hard I worked on the titles for my articles, they would inevitably be changed in the editing process. Today when I write a sermon, the title often comes to me last, only after the sermon is finished. Even as I write this article, I’m saving the title until the end. [...] Read More ›
The last year has been hard. Excruciatingly hard. In all honesty, I’m not quite sure when it began. And if I only had one word to describe it, I’d use anxious. Anxious over the seemingly mundane but obligatory responsibilities that come with adulting. Anxious over balancing multiple roles and hats because my no filter seems … Continue reading NEW SERIES – Say Their Names: The Missing Women in Our Faith Narrative
I'm preaching on a difficult passage of scripture this Sunday, one I would not have chosen. This rough poem arrived mid-week as I found myself wrestling the text. Frustrated, I stopped to reflect on what I was doing and found myself invited to let the word do its work in me. Sometimes we have to trust that the hard things also might bear fruit if we are willing to be present and vulnerable with them. * I have to give credit to the show 30 Rock for the term 'mind vice.'
This is an interview with Kate Wallace Nunneley, Co-Founder of The Junia Project and part of a church planting team in Bakersfield, CA. A committed Christian and millennial feminist, Kate enjoys writing and speaking on the intersection of politics, religion, and gender. She holds a Master of Science from London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from Azusa Pacific University, and is currently studying to get her Masters of Divinity at Azusa Pacific Seminary.
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“How do you prepare for Lent?” The question took me by surprise. After all, I’ve always thought of Lent as a time of preparation for Easter, so hmmm, what might it mean to prepare for preparing? For 2017, Lent begins... Read More ›
Tomorrow is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. Last summer I continued my interest in Louis Riel by visiting Batoche, SK where his dream of a Metis homeland was vanquished for the second and final time. I also visited his family home in St.Vital, MB, and his final burial place beside the cathedral in St. Boniface, […]
Steve opens the next topic by asking the other vloggers about their ideal living situations and how their physical space relates to their following Jesus. Curtis provides the only answer and talks about living separate but not too separate, discussing the role of...
God does not always call us to comfortability but to faithfulness. In the times where those two are in tension, choose faithfulness over comfortability. I remember speaking those words recently. Truth be told, I’ve said those words a lot recently. Those are dangerous words, and a dangerous belief. It is what can cause a family to [...]
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Another Way for week of February 17, 2017 Let’s Hear it for Quiet Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert (meaning a little of both)? Susan Cain, a Harvard Law School graduate is basically an introvert. But she left law behind and is now a sought-after author and public speaker on the topic […]