Spiritual Practices for an Accelerating Age #5: Inviting People to Our Table

I remember years ago being a grad student working on my Masters and being at an Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship gathering in the fall to kick off the school year. A bunch of new undergrads were uncomfortably standing around the backyard of the IVCF staff worker. Many didn't know one another. Conversation was minimal. It was …

Continue reading Spiritual Practices for an Accelerating Age #5: Inviting People to Our Table

Wilderness #2: Walking with Others in the Wilderness

Moses said to Hobab, descendant of Reuel the Midianite and Moses’s relative by marriage, “We’re setting out for the place the Lord promised, ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us, and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised good things to Israel.” But he replied to him, “I don’t want to go. Instead, I will go …

Continue reading Wilderness #2: Walking with Others in the Wilderness

Friendship

A friend loves at all times,and a brother is born for a difficult time.Proverbs 17:17 happy is he whose friendsadorn his furnishingspunctuate his eveningswith laughterwhose table is dentedby accidental kinshipAndrew Steeves, "Three Short Songs for the Departing" “Friendship is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that …

Continue reading Friendship