I’m back for Lenten Readings

Wow, it’s been 4+ years. I left to focus on finishing my PhD, which I did finish, and am now going to start up again (here’s your chance to unsubscribe if you don’t want to receive this to your inbox). I thought I’d start with one of my favorite forms of writing, though I will…

2014 in review

So I haven’t posted much recently, but haven’t forgotten about it. A lot happened this year I just did not process here. If you are still subscribed, expect a few more posts again in 2015 than has been the case for the past 6 months, but probably won’t be going crazy just yet. The WordPress.com…

The King has Come

Today we celebrate that the King has come. Today we remember that his death was not the end. Today we acknowledge that in his death we ourselves died, so that in his resurrection we ourselves will find life. Today we reflect on the power and glory of his name. Today we see the emptiness of…

Everybody needs to calm down about the Blood Moon (especially Christians)

I didn’t really believe it at first, but there it was, right on my Facebook feed. Someone talking about how the lunar eclipse that happened on Tuesday. Or, in their terms, the “blood moon.” I don’t really blame them, there are people who like to stir up hysteria and they make very convincing arguments with…

4 Things to know about Non-profits, or Why World Vision’s Change is not about you

After having worked in a variety of roles at various non-profits (both Christian and non-religious), I’ve noticed some misconceptions most of us seem to have about non-profits, including ones to which I sometimes fall prey. Also, and let’s be clear about this, I am very clearly writing this post in the context of the World…