Living In The Tension

This morning in my medieval theology class we watched a short film depicting the life of a large group of Byzantine monks that live on a secluded mountain in Greece. It’s fascinating to see their way of life, their commitment to constant prayer and meditation. At one point in the film, one of the monks […]

unthankful…

Canadian Thanksgiving has just come and gone. For many people it was a time of getting together with family and friends and eating turkey and stuffing and mashed potatoes, while sipping tomato juice. It’s was a time of sitting around the table and sharing about the things that we are thankful for in life. It […]

Making Room for Grace…

Well I think I hit a nerve. Yesterday I wrote some honest thoughts that I have about a recent conference that was held for men. I wrote these thoughts to share a side of a story that I think rarely gets attention. Let me tell you first why I didn’t write that post. I didn’t […]

Act Like Men…

It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of Mark Driscoll or his Acts 29 movement. It’s also no secret that I have some major issues with some of the theology of Harvest Bible Chapel. But when it comes to this issue, I’d like to say for the record that “this” is not about “that.” […]

Like Shattered Glass…

I remember looking out my second story window down towards the shed below, my Dad had taken a hammer and was violently pounding the piece of wood on his table. He didn’t know anyone was around and as I secretly watched from my bedroom window, I wept because I’d never seen my Dad so upset […]