“Music is pleasing not only because of the sound but because of the silence that is in it: without the alternation of sound and silence there would be no rhythm. If we strive to be happy by filling all the silences of life with sounds, productive by turning all life’s leisure into work, and real […]Read more "Merton Monday: Being & Doing"
I went to see “Man of Steel.” I liked it. Didn’t love it. Prior to seeing the movie, I had been told time and time again about how much Jesus imagery there was in the movie. So, naturally, as someone in professional ministry, I prepared myself to lead the audience in an altar call following […]Read more "Jesus: Man of Steel?"
So… I’m beginning a new segment on the blog called Music Mondays. Each Monday I’ll give you a glimpse of what I’ve been listening to and what has, therefore, been inspiring me and revealing the Kingdom of God to me in fresh ways. I want to keep my words to a minimum as to highlight […]Read more "Music Mondays: The Resistance by Josh Garrels"
I am thankful to have grown up in a church that emphasized and nurtured a “personal relationship” with God and taught us, as children, to be comfortable just “shootin’ the breeze” with Jesus. However, Christianity isn’t just a relationship. It is very much a religion. I am a religious person because I pray. More […]Read more "lex orandi, lex credendi"