Category Archives: essays

Acts of Faith

By | April 26, 2011

Have you ever walked into a movie halfway and then spent the rest of the movie trying to figure out what it all means? It makes for a challenging viewing experience – you don’t really know the characters, and you have to guess why people do what they do – you don’t get the luxury… Read More »


By | March 13, 2011

Micah Dodson spoke this week about the experience of being a telling failure. Well, he actually spoke about the weavings in his journey to become a church planter, and the things he did and the choices he made that led to make him what he is today. It was amusing to listen to him talk… Read More »

Surfing the Avalanche

By | February 15, 2010

This week think about the ways you are avoiding help and change. Maybe you think you can do it alone, or maybe you think you must. I can’t convince you outright, I think, to step out. If you’re convinced of your own hopelessness, then what are my words going to do to change that? But if there’s the slightest hint of light, the weakest desire for change, I urge you to find a group who will love you unconditionally and support you without shame.