From Generation to Generation: We Can Choose a Better Way
But think of those moments in your own life that take your breath away. That restore your faith in humanity, however briefly—as if it’s nothing… as if it isn’t everything.
Ask Us Anything 4: What the hell?
It becomes clear that heaven has everything to do with moving toward God’s desire for wholeness and the restoration of all creation, and hell has everything to do with resisting that.
Ask Us Anything 3: What does the Bible say about LGBTQ+?
The truth I see in the Bible’s big picture that God is love and that out of love, Jesus lives, dies, and lives again with arms outstretched in an expansive embrace of all, is part of what leads me to a place of inclusion.
Ask Us Anything 2: What's the point of prayer?
“Alexa, re-order paper towels” is not too far away from “God, let me do well on this test.” “Siri, play the Encanto soundtrack on Spotify” isn’t too far removed from “God, help me get this job.”
Ask Us Anything 1: What are we talking about when we talk about Trinity?
Are Christ and the Holy Spirit the same reality? Or does the name Christ encompass all that is Spirit embodied or materialized?
Camp Local 4: Imago Dei
And the thing is, when we recognize that each and every person is made in the image of God, that means that each and every person carries a piece of the divine with them and reflects it back to us — if only we’d have eyes to see it.
Camp Local 3: Where Are You From?
“Not to hear the natural world is not to hear the divine.” — Thomas Berry
Plot Twist 1: God is Still at Work
That’s what the best plot twists do. They shake us up a bit. We question everything we thought we knew. Reevaluate all of the things and ultimately find a new way of seeing.
What Does This Mean?
The church doesn’t have a mission. God’s mission has a church.
On Ascension, The Runaway Bunny, and Thoughts & Prayers
But I also think that as the church, we have the opportunity to offer a corrective here and name that prayer does have a function for us in these moments.