This Week…

Highlights coming up this week: 1. Short interview in a class at George Fox and then lunch with Dan Kimball on Saturday. It'll be good to finally get to sit down with Dan. We've met, conversed via blog and email, but never really gotten to spend any time together. The last time we were scheduled[…]

No Time…

"Got no timeGot no mindFor the lineIn my lifeNo time to thinkTime for sleep nowTime to sink way into the blue, dear" -Alexi Murdoch, Blue Mind I'm not sure how it happened- how I got so busy, so weighted down with so many things. I think maybe it was the inevitable and simultaneous growth of[…]

Ecclesia Network National Gathering

 I had the privilege again this year to attend the Ecclesia Network National Gathering last week in Washington DC (okay, technically in Chevy Chase, MD).  Ecclesia is a relational network of missionally-focused, theologically-centrist, Gospel-centered churches and church planters. By relational they mean that relationship comes first and foremost. The focus is on churches and planters[…]

Ash Wednesday Gathering

Here's the Ash Wednesday Gathering we did last year- I think we'll end up using much of this this year as well, but I wanted to post this in case you are still struggling to put something together for Ash Wednesday. On Screen as people enter: The sacrifice of God is a broken spirit: a[…]

Lent Prayer Guide

I have "put together" (read: written, adapted and outright stolen from various sources) a Lent Prayer Guide.  And Kobie Moore, an Evergreener with an amazing design-eye, has made it look pretty. (you should see what she does with greeting cards- and the most amazing thing- each card is usable twice- I know, I know- how[…]

Bonhoeffer on Idealism and Community

"The man who fashions a visionary ideal of community demands that it be realized by God, by others, and by himself. He enters the community of Christians with his demands, sets up his own law, and judges the brethren and God Himself accordingly… He acts as if he is the creator of the Christian community,[…]