Post Tagged with: "Community"

Share Your Table 3
by / on December 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm / in Shattered Faith

Share Your Table

Recovering Evangelical food blogger Josh Casper reflects on the lost virtue of hospitality, “After all, eating is the great equalizer. Food is the most basic human need. What better way to enter life with the beloved of God than by feeding them, pulling up another chair and keeping their glasses full?”

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“Racist!” 1
by / on July 11, 2011 at 1:35 pm / in Broken World, Current Events

“Racist!”

Racial slurs and racist actions are never appropriate, but if we demonize those who are coming into an understanding of race and racial etiquette, rather than cultivate growth, we are going to harvest citizens (including Christians) who are confused, frustrated, and downright indifferent toward the true, difficult, and hospitable work of racial reconciliation.

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March Madness, Discipleship & The Kingdom 2
by / on March 25, 2011 at 12:19 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

March Madness, Discipleship & The Kingdom

March Madness leads me to think about the complexities and role of encouragement within community. There is the fist bump after a great play, the corporate celebration when you have just gone on a big scoring run and forced the other team to call a timeout. But there is also the “come on!”, “you gotta stay with them!”

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Dirty Dishes and the Beloved 2
by / on March 4, 2011 at 10:44 am / in Personal Stories, Shattered Faith

Dirty Dishes and the Beloved

When living in community you’re forced to deal with the full spectrum of the human condition. Whether intentional or circumstantial, community plays an important part in our stories. And for the most part there’s not much drama, just dishes.

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