How Do You Grow?

How do you grow? Listen to this episode to hear Darryl Dash explain how a health and nutrition company totally changed his perspective on helping people grow to become more like Jesus. Listen to the full episode below: You can also find this episode anywhere you listen to podcasts, including: Apple Podcasts || Spotify || Google Podcasts || Overcast You can…

Process Not Outcomes

Not long after I finished preaching a man approached me with his family walking behind him. “Thank you for your sermon today,” he said. “It was exactly what I needed to hear. I’m going to stop drinking alcohol. It’s been a long time coming, but I decided during your sermon it’s what I need to…

A Dangerous Life

This post will wrap up my series on exile, using Walter Brueggemann’s book Cadences of Home as our frame of reference. Though each post functions on its own, be sure to check out PART ONE, PART TWO, and PART THREE. In previous posts, we’ve established that life as a Christian believer in much of the Western World…

Responding to Exile

This is the 3rd post in the short series on exile, using Walter Brueggemann’s Cadences of Exile to help initiate these thoughts. Be sure to check out parts ONE and TWO on this subject, because the three posts are deeply connected. As we’ve already discussed, there are many aspects of Old Testament exile that are true…

Church Talk

I’ve been working through Walter Brueggemann’s wonderful book Cadences of Home: Preaching Among Exiles. It’s a book comprised of various essays he wrote in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Though it is a book about the craft of preaching, it’s more a book on a theology of exile. Over the next few weeks I’m going to…