In this week's episode, Christian and Amy talk about autism, families, and ableism in the church. Their son, Mattias, who is on the spectrum, comes on the podcast to talk a little bit about what it's like being on the spectrum, some of the challenges he faces, the most difficult moments in his life, … Read more about Autism, God, and Family
There are a lot of great women in my life - women that I love, respect, pray for, listen to and learn from. I have two sisters that I adore and who teach me much about life. I am a life-long youth pastor who is also responsible for ministry to children and families at my church. Several things … Read more about Raising Girls
I'm blogging my way through Neighbors & Wisemen for Lent. Here are 3 quick reflections from chapter 8. This reoccurring theme of 2 teams provides some challenging implications. “I was raised to believe in a two world team consisting of the spiritual haves and have-nots. Christians are the … Read more about Day 8: What’s In A Name?
There has a been an uproar this week over Phyllis Tickle’s closing comments at last weekend’s big emergent event in Memphis. It was a party to celebrate Phyllis and her book “Emergence Christianity”. Friend of the podcast, Julia Clawson (who was at the gathering) wrote an amazing reflection on … Read more about Preferring the Past: Phyllis Tickle, Radical Orthodoxy and the Tea Party