Model Ts, the Modern Nuclear Family, and Megachurches

The emergence of the megachurch onto the American landscape in the 1980s, though seemingly novel at the time, has deep roots in the Protestant movement, beginning in the 16th century when Huguenot architect Jacques Perret envisioned and then constructed a large, multi-functional worship space. Then in the Revivalism of the 1700s,…

Iron Cage: A Spoken Word Reflection**

There is a deep hunger within each person, a wondering, a longing for a grounded Presence. For millennia, we’ve been searching. We want to know there’s more to this life then what is visible. So, we look about for the Divine, the God of Creation, Who spoke and all we…

The Economy of Grace**

As I read through Polyani’s The Great Transformation, words shared by Lord Glasman during our London/Oxford Advance kept resurfacing in my mind. He shared these words as he tried to explain the circumstances that predicated Brexit in the UK: “You think you’re acting in an altruistic way, but it’s really about…

When the Dog With the Most Toilet Paper Wins

The COVID-19 virus is spreading over the globe. It began in China and has migrated and infected people in numerous countries. “There have already been 174,000 cases and 6,700 deaths worldwide.”[1] Fear and panic has also infected communities through digital media outlets highlighting stock market corrections, health-care system overloads, and supply…

The Wonders of Wilderness Wandering

Unwavering trust and dependence were forged as Jesus experienced what it meant to follow God’s lead through the Spirit, but also learn, unlearn, and relearn divine truths that he’d speak and do, for the salvation and freedom of the world.

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