I don’t think I’ve ever read a Francine Rivers book, but this one intrigued me. And it rocked my world. It’s called And the Shofar Blew and it is about a young pastor who takes over a small, struggling, church in a small town outside of Sacramento, California. It is over the top in places, […]
30 years? I guess this makes me old and irrelevant. I’m not even cool enough to be Emergent anymore!
If you haven’t read this article from the Washington Post, it about sums up the mission field outside your front door. Basically, the Post did an experiment on American distractedness and inability to see the beauty right before our eyes. They placed Joshua Bell, famous violinist, in L’Enfant Plaza (Washington D.C.) and chronicled him playing […]
As many neophytes know, I grew up in the Pentecostal tradition. People often ask how I got so ‘far away’ from my Pentecostal roots, since now I am in the Anglican Tradition. There are times when I look back at the days of my childhood with a bit of nostalgia for the passionate preaching and […]