God Cries with Us

The brilliant singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken is also a writer of beautiful articles, one of which appears on Art House America: Tonight after reading books with the children, as I tucked Rhodes into bed, I asked him what he was thinking about or if he wanted to talk about anything. (How often I miss offering important [Read More...]

Thin Places: Theological Reflections and Caveats

Part 11 of series: Thin Places Today I want to wrap up this series on thin places by offering some theological reflections and hesitations. If you’re joining this series late in the game, let me say that the language of “thin place” is a Celtic metaphor that describes physical locations in which God is especially [Read More...]

The Church as a Thin Place: Dreams and Visions

Part 10 of series: Thin Places In yesterday’s post, I began reflecting in a more practical way on the church as a thin place. Today I want to continue these reflections, sharing a few of my dreams and visions for the church. The Church as a Place of Prayer for All Peoples In the Old [Read More...]

The Church as a Thin Place: Some Implications

Part 9 of series: Thin Places In my last post in this series, I suggested that, from the point of view of the New Testament, the church is to be the world’s most significant thin place when Jesus is no longer present on earth in the flesh. To put it differently, in the time after [Read More...]


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