You think life is weird and then one day you receive a human tooth in the mail.
I will tell you this: when I was growing up, my parents didn’t say nice things about Jesus.
It’s a story about us.
I’m more than a lapsed, Netflix-watching, pour-over coffee drinking Lutheran. Or am I?
1. Seek God Any relationship that puts seeking God as a priority will find that it has an endurance and strength that is unmatched.
It’s really easy for us to complain about stupid things that don’t really matter.
My wife is constantly putting another man before me. He’s a lot older than I am, somehow always provides her comfort in her time of need, and continues to give her wisdom that surpasses anything I could possibly comprehend.
In many ways, my adult life can be defined by the lengths I’ve gone to avoid the tyranny of a conventional 9-5 job.
I believe the main reason that the younger generation is abandoning Christianity is the fact that they simply can’t relate to Jesus Christ’s fashion sensibilities. Let’s face it—the “Jeez Steez” is totally early 90s, totally “grunge”: Ewww!
It’s a matter of posture, a mode of standing in the world, towards the world, towards your self: a question of what you seek, I suppose, even if what you seek is the end of seeking.