I Heard You The Third Time

I Heard You The Third Time

Confession time. I sometimes have difficultly visiting other church services. I’ll talk myself up before I go: “Don’t be critical. See what God says and don’t stress about the stuff you normally stress about.” There are certain aspects I love. I enjoy...

5 Years in Dublin – Intro

This July is the five year anniversary of our move to Dublin. I’ve been planning to do a series of posts this summer about that journey; how it came about, what the process was like, what the past 5 years have been like. Stuff like that. I decided to start now...

So Why Did We Move Here? (5 years post 1)

[This is a long post…well, about a 6 minute read. I tried breaking it up but decided to keep it together. If you’ve been part of our journey these past 5 years, I hope you’ll find some time in the next few days and read it all. Thanks in advance!]...

thinking about sundays

I have had a weird relationship with Sunday church services for a while. Up until the last couple of years in Ithaca, an ever-increasing amount of energy, effort and people-hours went into putting on the Sunday morning worship gathering. And we got pretty good at it....

Starting with Church

During our first Forge weekend in January, a statement was made that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about: We have a hard time stopping starting with church. Out of context, it’s a bit confusing, so let me fill it out a bit. Last week I wrote about one of the...