Truth, love, and making peace on Thanksgiving

One of my favorite thinkers Tweeted the other day about the Word of the Year: post-truth. He said: In "post-truth" societies the "father of lies" is having a field-day. — Miroslav Volf (@MiroslavVolf) November 18, 2016 That phrase, “father of lies,” comes from Jesus in John 8 when he’s describing the devil. We live in a world where “truth” is […]

I love Jesse and Céline, but here’s where they could improve

I used really be into indie films in college. Richard Linklater was a hero of mine. I remember sitting at Temple Towers on Weegie’s bed watching the Before Sunrise and Sunset movies and swooning over Julie Delpy and enamored with Ethan Hawke as they had a beautifully romantic, random interaction. Though they are dialogue-heavy, Hawke […]

“Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise.” Three L-words on dialogue.

From our proverbs: Everybody gets listened to, but people who make and nurture disciples and who make love happen get listened to more. We need to keep talking. You matter, you’re part of the project, and we need your input. It’s hard to believe that your voice means something. And so explicitly stating it is […]