wednesday my four youngest kids went back to school after a great winter break. yesterday i dropped my oldest son off at the airport and sent him back to college on the east coast. now it’s catch up time! i have all kinds of posts swirling around in my head and january is going to […]Read More
we may look like losers re-dux
* this post is part of october’s synchroblog which is centered on downward mobility, one of my favorite topics! read what others are saying about upside-down-kingdom-living by clicking on the link list at the end of this post. i’ll update it as more posts come in. * * * * * my definition of downward […]Read More
a prayer for practice.
“practicing what we preach” is a lot easier said than done! like most everyone, i’d rather preach it than practice it. it’s fun to talk about community, to dream about community, to advocate for community. and to actually live it is a whole different story. i am very grateful to live in a community that […]Read More
ascent vs. descent
last wednesday at our house of refuge we kicked off our summer journeying through down we go: living into the wild ways of Jesus. at first i wasn’t really excited about the reality that it won the vote (the group decided together what to do for the summer), but after the idea settled in i […]Read More
yesterday i had the privilege of being part of doug pagitt’s sunday radio show to talk about down we go. it was fun. don’t laugh too hard at the end when i’m talking mid-sentence and that’s the end. it’s the first part of hour 2, about 20 minutes long, the same amount of time it […]Read More
while the world is crying out for hope, we're talking about theology
this past weekend i was on the refuge camping trip at jackson lake. it is was our 6th annual & is a cornerstone tradition in our community. one of my favorite parts of the weekend is baptism. each aspect of it is just so beautiful—witnessed in community, a clear marker on an often very unclear […]Read More
here we go, down we go!
well, it’s finally here, one day late! the release of this wild & fun project i’ve been working on since last fall–down we go: living into the wild ways of Jesus. it’s been a crazy ride getting here, all starting with a call from jonathan brink last year that said “you need to do this.” […]Read More