The Body and The Blood: Symbols, Art, & Mystery ("Friendly Friday:"Carl Laamanen)

photo © 2006 evan courtney | more info (via: Wylio) “They are the most wonderful mystery, body and blood.”- Gilead, Marilynne Robinson I remember the first time I took Communion at the Anglican church that I now attend. It was a revelation to me. It was a grave, joyful matter, and as I swallowed my [Read More...]

When Ministry & Calling Create Art ("Friendly Friday": Clint Brewer)

  The past year has been riddled with conversations among friends, family and christian colleagues about the nature of our individual calling within the Kingdom of God. To be quite honest, this is something that i have struggled with most of my life even though I grew up in a christian home. My father was, [Read More...]

Earthquakes… Signs of the End Times? Part 2: Mark 13 as it Relates to the Rest of the Book

This is the second post in a series titled: Mark 13… Signs of the Times? I invite you to check out that first post to catch up, so to speak :-)  More posts to come on this topic! Read the rest of the series here. ————————————————————- We began this series by asking if we could [Read More...]

Can You Summarize Your View of Joining God's Mission in a Paragraph?

Below I have given a short paragraph on basically a ‘theology of mission.’  I am wondering what you would add or subtract from the statement?  Also, how would you try and explain what it means to “join God’s mission” in a paragraph that is all your own? DISCLAIMER: I know that this can seem a [Read More...]