The worst thing you could possibly do as a writer is find excuses to stop writing. I’m not saying that breaks are bad – but pace is better. Find a pace that works and then stick to it, despite all obstacles. Just keep writing. Don’t stop!
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There is a groundswell taking place, a grassroots Christian movement if you will, that centers on renewing charismatic and Pentecostal faith for the twenty-first century.
2015 was quite a year for our family. At the start of the year, I happened to write about the transition that was then underway, still unaware of all it would entail. It would indeed be “starting over.” But I homed in on another idea in that post, one that would turn out to be especially accurate: 2015 […]
So far in my life, I’ve moved 16 times. I’ve lived in 6 different states. And I just want to belong.
One of my core callings (you know, besides writing and binge-watching prestige dramas) is preaching. And there’s a difference between preaching and teaching. Over the years I’ve struggled to understand and express this, and honestly I’ve heard it expressed rather poorly in the past. Some folks (who lean more charismatic and pentecostal) will denigrate teaching, […]
Back when I was a neo-Calvinist, there was a lot of talk about a “Christological” hermeneutic – or, in laymen’s terms, a Christ-centered interpretation of the Bible. The big idea was that we needed to “see Christ in all of Scripture,” including the Old Testament, in order to get the Bible right. And this seemed really […]
When this year began, I knew it was going to entail dying all the way.
But I didn’t know the experience of completing a death (to a season of life, to an emotional identity, to a vocational dream) would be leading to a graduation.
Yesterday, a writer I really like wrote a piece at Christianity Today that I really didn’t like.