Coffee Shops

Coffee Shops. There are about a thousand things I want to write about these days, and maybe we’ll get to a few of them eventually. But today, coffee shops. As those who are connected with me via social media are probably well aware, I spend a lot of my life in coffee shops. Like right … [Read More]

Fear. Faith. Four Weeks.

“But what no one has the right to do is let others suppose that faith is something inferior or that it is an easy matter, when in fact it is the greatest and most difficult of all.” – Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling Let me confess, there is nothing easy about this. This. This life. … [Read More]

Nomads Waiting

Did he know what was coming? Did he have any idea? If he didn’t, how could he hold out that long? How did he endure? It’s been 5 months since I began traveling. It’s been 5 months since I packed up and gave up any concept of “home” I had acquired over the last three … [Read More]

Sojourning Boston: Riding Trains, Forging a Path

What does it mean to be with those who are far from God? What does it mean to make our community with them? What does it look like if one sets their life aside to be on the edge of Christian communities, distant from the intimacy so as to invite others to Gospel life? I … [Read More]

Meet Me On Belmont

It has happened again, but did it ever stop? Back on the road again. This month is a mix of celebrating friendship, learning a new ministry trade, and developing partnerships for what God is doing in Germany. And those tasks are going to require a month of almost equally split days in the four different … [Read More]

Come Be My Light

It was cold. Though the beginning rays of summer light warmed our skin, there was a distinct hollowness that swept over me as I stepped into that beautiful, sixteenth century cathedral. The walls of stone and stained glass windows seemed to magnify the emptiness of the surprisingly dark interior. This place was once a place … [Read More]