Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month May 2010

Why leave your church?

We’re picking up where we left off in this series about leaving the church. In this entry, we simply want to recognize the obvious: in order to leave your church, you have to have been a part of one. One of the… Continue Reading →

Review: The Last Christian

The Last Christian: A Novel by David Gregory Imagine a world in 2088 where everyone has neural implants enabling them to enter VR (virtual reality) and access the Grid (internet on steroids) at any moment. Because of the implants, a… Continue Reading →

Review: “Radical”

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt This little book can destroy your way of life as an American. If you’ve embraced “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” as yours by right, then you… Continue Reading →

Review: A Good & Beautiful God

The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love With the God Jesus Knows (The Apprentice Series) by James Bryan Smith Let’s be real clear at the outset. My three stars out of five are not for our good and beautiful… Continue Reading →

Innovate Conference: Refuel

This is my last conference for the year. In the past 10 months, I’ve been to Catalyst in Atlanta, Exponential in Orlando, and today and tomorrow, Cody and I are attending the Innovate Conference at Liberty University in Lynchburg. We… Continue Reading →

Leaving your church

Three years ago, I wrote a short entry called When it’s time to leave your church. I’ve been amazed at the amount of traffic that entry continues to receive. Invariably I notice that people find it after searching the web… Continue Reading →

Another house

For those of you who are regular readers, you may have noticed my lack of blog productivity over the past month. I’m going to blame this one on another house – our new home in Blacksburg, Virginia. We were blessed… Continue Reading →

The House

There is a house near the southern edge of Arkansas. That house no longer contains the magic and mystery and comfort that it once held. It sits vacant now. It has done so for several years now. Although its interior… Continue Reading →

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