I started reading Real Sex, by Lauren Winner early in September. I was wanting to read it in conjunction with a series on sexuality we were doing at Pathways. The fact that I only finished it last night seems incongruent with how much I really enjoyed reading this book. Maybe I was just savoring it…or maybe I’ve got too much other reading going on at the same time.… Read more
Much of the dialogue I have been around in recent years about the church carries an emphasis to return to the teachings of Jesus. Many have described how the church has tended to overemphasize the epistles of Paul in recent decades, and there is a definite push to spend more time with the Gospels.… Read more
I think I’ve officially put Heroes on probationary status. After the two weeks it’s been on so far this season, I’m just not anticipating watching it like I had been. It feels like we are starting from scratch with new, slowly developing stories, and they haven’t captured me.
And besides, I don’t really need a new Nissan…… Read more
There are a handful of podcasts that I subscribe to, but the Mars Hill Grand Rapids is one of the few that I am pretty faithful about listening to every one of. While I am challenged by and appreciate what Rob Bell has to say just about every week, this past week’s message, Gnats and Camels, is one I want to call other’s attention to.… Read more