I am the Monster that ate Jesus…or what it means to really follow after the Heart of God…

When we seek to follow Jesus, what is it that we’re looking for? What are we hoping to find? When you started this journey of faith and discovery, dove into the spiritual pool as it were, what were you really after? Was it spiritual enlightenment? Some sort of feel good sentimentality to elevate your self-esteem? Read more about I am the Monster that ate Jesus…or what it means to really follow after the Heart of God…[…]

Do you really need more than three chords?…or she came in through the bathroom window

Entry 09 – March 5th, 2017 Do you really need more than three chords?…or she came in through the bathroom window There’s a fantastic scene in Jack Black’s movie School of Rock where he is going to great lengths to explain the history of Rock n Roll to his students; complete with exploded branching diagrams Read more about Do you really need more than three chords?…or she came in through the bathroom window[…]

Love will tear us apart…or the simple progression of thoughts in a vacuum

There it is…that date blinking away up there…staring out at us like some monolithic creature demanding our attention…February 14th…Valentine’s Day. I’ve never really been all that interested in this particular holiday, even during the times when I wasn’t checking the box marked ‘single.’ It is a completely made up commercial holiday created for the sole Read more about Love will tear us apart…or the simple progression of thoughts in a vacuum[…]

Falling Up…or the Lessening Weight of My Reflection

Entry 2 – January 15th, 2017   I tend to learn a lot about myself in the quiet times…the times when I’m alone with my thoughts. These are usually the times when it would probably be much better for me not to be by myself…but that’s a different sort of story.  Self-reflection is something that Read more about Falling Up…or the Lessening Weight of My Reflection[…]

This is your life…or some thoughts on re-engaging culture

My written notes for the presentation I gave while in Fairbanks, Alaska: Some thoughts on re-engaging culture: We’re often caught in a bit of a dichotomy in how we set out to interact with our culture. We struggle to balance the idea of “meet people where they are” with “be in the world but not Read more about This is your life…or some thoughts on re-engaging culture[…]