NOAH: A Timeless Tale Timely Brought to the Screen

Gales of contention have been swirling in Christian circles surrounding Darren Aronofsky’s epic rendering of biblical story of Noah. Many criticize the film for its lack of “accuracy” and artistic license taken with the original story as found in Genesis. My heart is heavy for those who refuse to see the film over these quibbles … More NOAH: A Timeless Tale Timely Brought to the Screen

Curator

Are we curing? A world ill with age Diseases that run beneath our veins Seeping sewage to the surface Of our hands and eyes and lips Soaking the soil that was molded To form our faces Each unique but of one Image- Reflecting- Cracked mirrors Curating a museum of Cracked mirrors Look carefully. Do not … More Curator

‘Largest Massacre of Christians in Syria’ Ignored

In light of the recent comments of Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson and the controversial fallout and online vitriol that has followed them, I think it’s best that we be reminded of vastly more important issues. Friends, this is what REAL persecution looks like. In the words of Archbishop  Selwanos Boutros Alnemeh of the Syrian … More ‘Largest Massacre of Christians in Syria’ Ignored

Mission From the Margins: Anabaptism and the Crisis of Christianity

This is the first post of what will be an off and on series on Anabaptism and its relevance for today. In an ever-changing and progressively postmodern world it is becoming increasingly difficult for western Christians to engage the wider culture in a meaningful way.  Much of this dilemma can be attributed to the plurality … More Mission From the Margins: Anabaptism and the Crisis of Christianity

Teaching Roots

I was raised in a family full of teachers.  My father teaches in high school.  My mother taught “terrible twos” (or terrific depending on your point of view) in preschool.  My grandmother was a taught prekindergarten for 27 years. Even my uncle was a history teacher at my high school.  When I flew the nest … More Teaching Roots