Mark Scandrette and Me

[Editor’s Note: This is the third and final post in a series by Devin Murphy, a theologically conservative Christian who attended the recent Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina.  Read his first post, “The Emergent Church and Me: A Disclaimer,” here.] Conversations You Don’t Forget About — My final* entry on my time at the [Read More…]

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Bargaining Jacob: Reflections on this Sunday’s OT Text

Do we not expect some goodies from God if we give God our time, however small, however grudging? It is a question we need constantly to ask ourselves. Do we worship our God simply because we can do nothing else? Do we serve our God simply because we can do nothing else? Just how often are we bargaining Jacob? Good questions indeed.
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The Tree of Life: For Those With Eyes To See

Indeed, for people of faith, The Tree of Life is an exhilarating trip, thanks to director Terence Malick’s deep interest in matters of the spirit, one that was so manifest in his wonderful war film The Thin Red Line.

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