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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