Category: Theology

Notes from Sermon: 1.10.21

On Mondays I’ll be posting a quote I shared during the sermon or from the cutting room floor. I’ll post the scripture I referenced, and the connections may or may not be obvious. Then Jesus came from Galilee to the...

/ January 11, 2021

Binging with Bonhoeffer

In normal life one is often not at all aware that we always receive infinitely more than we give, and that gratitude is what enriches life. One easily overestimates the importance of one’s own acts and deeds, compared with what...

/ January 5, 2021

Picking apples, making pies

Stay out super late tonight Picking apples, making pies Put a little something in our lemonade and take it with us We’re half awake in a fake empire We’re half awake in a fake empire –The National, Fake Empire

/ July 9, 2020

Bonhoeffer on Absence

Well, that escalated quickly! As soon as my last post published about how all our concerns are being governed by politics the virus came and took over that spot. The core of the post remains true, but things shifted fast....

/ May 15, 2020

The Trivial

In 1986 Stanley Hauerwas wrote a brilliant essay on Peace and the significance of the trivial. The essay is one of my favorites, and I believe is of particular importance today.

/ February 27, 2020