We decided that where we are is good enough. But what are we missing out on?
Surely God can manage a global pandemic.
Maybe we tell ourselves these things, but we're looking around. We're seeing people dying. We're seeing people suffering.
Does God really know what He's doing?
This movie is not like other movies. It was exhilarating and action-packed, sure. It had us on the edges of our seats, yes. But it's not the kind of movie you forget about in a day or two. This movie is relevant. It's current. It makes you think. And it's still not over.
Summary: Where do you belong? Where is your safe space? What's home for you? Who is your community? Who are your people? Who is your squad? As trite or as cliche as those questions might sound, they're important ones. Belonging is one of our deep needs - we want to feel like we fit somewhere. … Continue reading The OG Squad (Numbers 1)
Summary: How many of you just let loose once you're done with something huge? I know I'm not the only one. After graduation, there are parties. After completing a difficult project at work, there are vacations. Even celebrities, after finishing a movie or show, stop their workout plans and start eating junk again. And right … Continue reading Classic Overreaction (Leviticus 10)
Summary: What is the meaning of life? Some will say happiness, some will say something silly, like pizza, but I think we can all agree that we spend most of our lives searching for meaning. Well, knowledge, really. We spend most of the first quarter of our lives in school, and then we go to … Continue reading The Knowledge We Lack (Genesis 40)
Summary: "Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh what a foretaste of glory divine..." This popular hymn is filled with hope, confidence and surety. These things are difficult to come by these days. With natural disasters, economic inequality, racism, sexism, horrendous presidents…one begins to wonder just how much hope can be reasonably had in a God that … Continue reading How Can I Know? (Genesis 15)
Summary: Do you want to have kids one day? Maybe you're one of those people who wants eight kids. Or perhaps you'd like a conservative 2.5 kids. Or you already have a family. But if you're in the group of people who either chose not to have kids or are adamant that they will never … Continue reading When Three Men Populated the World (Genesis 10)
Summary Doom. Filmmakers are obsessed with it. Apocalyptic movies delineating the many disasters that could bring about the end of the world abound. Some of them wax poetic - great acting and cinematography combine to send an absolute chill down your spine as you watch the worst possible event play out on a screen before … Continue reading A Storm Is Coming (Genesis 7)