For the first time in human history, we have artificially extended childhood well past puberty. Simply stated, we are not letting our young people grow up.
What IBM, Nike and Larry the Cable Guy are telling us about Mission
All of these entities are sharing the same mission statement: do something. We would do well to learn from this when it comes to God's mission. We can talk all we want but not much is accomplished through talking.
Spiritual Formation and the Mitigation of Pain
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. - Henri Nouwen
Relationships and the Unchurched
The first step to taking the Great Commandment literally is to move from stranger to acquaintance in your relationships with those who live nearest to you.