The Speed of Love

It’s cold right now.  I woke this morning to a furnace struggling (unsuccessfully) to keep our house at the thermostat setting.  I heard radio reports of people in the Midwest creating banana-hammers by severing the fruit in half and leaving them outside to freeze into solid, durable, nail-pounding tools. It’s really cold. And while I’m not…

On Meme-Shaking and Memory-Making

I wonder if I should feel like that trendy, thick-rimmed bespectacled, latte sipping, skinny jean sporting hipster pastor? It seems I’ve gladly jumped in line with the seductive forces of relevance that are all-too-present, and all-too-lamentable in youth ministry. But I must admit I don’t have skinny jeans, I received lasik surgery over a year ago, and I…