If you’re a take-no-prisoners kind of person with unending-creative-energy, who has great boundaries and a humble-yet-bold understanding of your place in the universe… Then this book isn’t for you. But, if you’re an aspiring creative who’s also from time-to-time a hot mess, then this book is exactly what the doctor ordered. I was privileged to attend a two-day event with Rob in West Hollywood earlier this year on the creative process, and he noted that […]
I remember very clearly the time I told a young man in a town park that I was the new vicar of the church down the street, because his answer was classic: “Oh…is that still a church?” I was stunned, and let out a short burst of nervous laughter. “Uh, yep! Still a church!”
I forget when it was that I first stumbled on Rachel Held Evan’s blog. But, I do remember when I was hooked on it. During those strange days in May when every one was joking about it being the end of the world she wrote an amazing commentary on Harold Camping and his misguided predictions. It was just head and shoulders above anything else I had read previously on the issue—and it not only shifted […]
This is Part 1 of 3… A good story is one that 1) conveys something important and 2) which is captivating due to tension, drama, comedy—or all three. A great story is one where you find all of those things, AND you also find yourself in the story. Rachel Held Evans first book (there’s apparently another on the way) Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the […]
First off, let me just say how thrilled I am that the church as a whole, and individual Christians of several stripes, are having the discussion of Matters Eternal. Whatever one may think of Love Wins or Wittmer's response Christ Alone, I think the fact that people who occupy both pulpits and pews are now talking passionately about salvation, and not just bedrooms, bodes well for the Faith.