Fear and Trembling

There is a real trembling for the saints. “Work out your salvation with fear and trembling” (Philippians 2:12). But it is the trembling one feels in the arms of a Father who has just plucked his child from the undertow of the ocean. -John Piper Advertisements

Mystery

“This is that mystery which is rich in divine grace to sinners: wherein by a wonderful exchange our sins are no longer ours but Christ’s, and the righteousness of Christ not Christ’s but ours.  He has emptied himself of his righteousness that he might clothe us with it and fill us with it; and he … More Mystery

On True/False

(Above: My favorite buskers this year: River Kittens. Their new album drops soon.) True/False has come and gone (for more on True/False Film Festival and what it is and why I enjoy it check out my last blog post here). Over the weekend I saw 6 short films (30 min or less) and 15 feature … More On True/False

On Film…

“Creativity is not a self-contained thing. Creativity is not an end unto itself. Creativity radiates.” My pastor and friend Aarik Danielsen wrote that statement in his recent article, “The True/False effect.” My city is a buzz this week. Art installations are going in, flyers are being passed about, it’s True/False week. True/False is an annual … More On Film…

“Generosity Crisis” An Excerpt From: Jesus Outside The Lines

My pastor Kevin Larson recommended reading Scott Sauls’ book, “Jesus Outside The Lines.” So far it has been nothing but an awesome and challenging read. Today I was deeply convicted and encouraged concerning the way I view money and giving. I wanted to share an excerpt that I hope you find as stirring and freeing as … More “Generosity Crisis” An Excerpt From: Jesus Outside The Lines