Craving Light

My eyes are craving the light. We have passed the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, and I feel that night in my bones. It seems like the darkness this year is a palpable thing, a beast stalking us all to devour. Maybe it’s always been this way, maybe it’s just this year. […]

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Stay Awake

I want to say something about the mission of Christ. I want to say that it is now our mission, now our charge, now our call. I want to say that the mission will bring justice rolling down like thunder, love as deep and the endless sea, and peace like the new dawn. I want […]

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The Voice In The Wild

There is always a voice. There is always something shouting in the wilderness, protesting the status quo. There is always a voice declaring the coming kingdom of God, challenging the powers and principalities of this world, and speaking welcome to all that will come. There is always a voice that lives in the margins, away […]

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Thoughts on Advent Week 1

I want my kids to grow up in a better world than we are living in. There are awesome things happening in our world, and also terrible things. The two will always co-exist until the end of days. But I can hope for a world that sucks less for my kids. I can hope for […]

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Flinging Hope Into The Night

It is into the darkness that we hope. The darkness is real. It is heavy, crushing. And it is all around us. Racism. Sexism. Corruption. Poverty. Apathy. Disease. I could go on. These are the things all around us that we turn a blind eye to just to live with ourselves. It feels too much […]

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