Putting On the Brakes: A Review of The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

What if hurry, busyness, and resulting distraction are the biggest challenges facing our spiritual lives today? That is the question John Mark Comer addresses in his book The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry.

Seeking Connections: A Podcast Review of Rabbit Hole

Kevin Roose, a tech columnist for the New York Times, delves into in his 2020 podcast, Rabbit Hole., where he explores the realm of YouTube, alternative culture online, and asks the investigative question of what happens to those who seek to find more and more of their community online.

Burnt-out Lightbulbs: A Review of Can’t Even

Dr. Anne Helen Petersen argues that millennials struggle with "adulting" (a word coined by millennials to describe the duties required for independent, self-sufficient life) because they have internalized the notion that they should always be working.
From Colorblind to Colorbrave

From Colorblind to Colorbrave

In my bubble of privilege, I knew that there were discrepancies in how darker-skinned folks were treated, but I persisted in the belief that colorblindness was the answer. My proximity to whiteness—my ability to “pass” as a majority culture person—allowed me to mostly ignore issues of race and ethnicity.

Devotions

Finding Focus

Writing things down is the best way I have found to sort and clear my mind. Three very different kinds of writing help me in… Read more

Compass Plant Leaves and Apparent Randomness

The image above serves probably looks like a generic leaf to most people, but to me it is an entire sermon. Read more

Fear is a Liar

Although social work is unpredictable and stressful at times, the worry and fear that I experience as a parent is far greater. Read more