Less Hype. More Humility.

Please. Embedded in our consumeristic culture, there is the assumption that newer is better than older–though I prefer aged beef and cheddar to new. There is the assumption that grand and renovated and powerful is preferable to meek and lowly and weak. The...

The New Economics Will Be People

So I went to a coffee shop this morning and was struck by the utter efficiency they were churning out drinks. In fact the team lead said this much as encouragement to the six other workers behind the counter. I walked in. Smiled at the barista. Was greeted with a...

On Conformity

As much as I hate to admit it, Christians push conformity. Conformity to the wrong things. Being shaped by a group and set of ideals is inherent to being part of a group–be it Christian, straight edge, atheist. But I am speaking about and to my tribe. Over the...

Forsake Not

Woe to you, O people, who call evil good and good evil Woe to you, who delight in hating the enemy To those who speak of others in haste and for their demise Who forsake the Greatest and Second Commandments For the sake of your own security and comfort For the sake of...

World War Z and Christian Sacrifice

I am spoke in chapel on Wednesday of this week and had so many illustrations. But, considering students didn’t want to sit through an hour-long conversation on the matter, I had to cut out A LOT! Thus goes most of my preaching. Sometimes I get the right amount...