TweetWhat is Cleanliness? There is the physical act of being clean as in washing the dirt off. One of many Bible verses about physical cleanliness, Genesis 18:4, states, “Please let a little water be brought and wash your feet and
TweetWhat do a table and a vision have in common? The two can come together to create, develop, and implement ideas beyond anyone’s imagination. The missing element is people to join together at the table with an open heart and
TweetMaybe you sang this in church… If you’re anything like me, you’re 6’4 and have curly hair. Also, you grew up singing this chorus at church… He could have called ten thousand angels To destroy the world and set him
Fasting was out of the question. Until it became the answer.
Not eating to somehow become more spiritual sounded ridiculous to me. Even as I entered a time of prayer and fasting mid-January 2010, I was skeptical. Honestly, I was a little scared. I talk about fasting to people frequently and I can see it all over their face. The doubt. The questions. And the critical nature of both.
TweetThe Danger of Asking Questions at Church A few weeks ago while in our TEMPLES discussion series, we talked about the importance of asking questions and being curious. While we are a faith community which encourages people to ask the
TweetA peek into 2018… A few weeks ago while in discussion at our Sunday gathering I mentioned a book I was currently reading. Someone at the table then expressed their interest in other things that I find myself reading. Occasionally
TweetJesus was playing a different game… When it comes down to it and people want to know what I believe or what kind of church Downtown Faith considers itself I simply answer…”we follow Jesus and help others do the same.”
TweetCloth and Wine This past Sunday our church, Downtown Faith, celebrated communion. We do this a bit differently than most. We commune with God and each other by catering a full blown community lunch table. We have a Passover style
TweetInitiations are weird and old and cool… Throughout history, cultures have had various ways of entering adulthood (both men and women), joining a group or tribe, and/or beginning next stages of life. Initiations are weird and old. There’s a few
TweetNo. Really. How’s Life? Sometimes when people ask how you’re doing they aren’t really asking. It’s more of a greeting. That’s okay. Maybe you have a preferred response… “I’m fine.” “Soooo busy!” “Doing good. Doing good.” “Ya know…” Many times