Considering “Sanctuary” in the Aftermath of Charleston


One of my favorite and in my opinion vastly underrated movies of all time is the 2011 film, Priest.  Not only is it a fun movie that involves motorcycles, explosions, and incredibly cheesy dialogue the movie also depicts a somewhat imaginable (minus the vampires) reality. It depicts a militarized city ruled by the Church where the [Read More...]

Slow Living: Resisting the Need for Speed


“When do we ever find such deep permission, to stop, to see that it is good, this world, this life, this day? Just as it is, without our effort or interference? When do we hear the call, when do we allow ourselves to surrender so completely to non-productive time, to be allowed to be stopped, [Read More...]

The Best Years of My Life: Falling Back in Love with the Church


By Sophia Agtarap When church was just a habit without meaning, Matt Hooper walked away. Which meant he would have to fall in love all over again. Church means different things to different people. For some, it’s a community of people who gather on a Sunday morning. For others, it’s an irrelevant place. For Matt [Read More...]