Onward Christian Fortresses?

  Viewed from the six lane highway, the structure appears to be a brick fortress surrounded by acres of treeless grass and a vast moonscape of parking lot. The function without form building inspires no awe, no upward glance and no transcendent thought. The surrounding barren landscape contains no greenhouse, no food or flower gardens,…

Kingdom Continuum

  “…how constant, how divine, this song of ours will rise…” -David Crowder’s “O Praise Him”   The Anglican church I attend will be celebrating one-hundred and fifty years of Kingdom Life in 2018. Preparations are being made by the rectors and vestry to tell the narrative of this faith community. A cloud of witnesses…

Current Resident

“Americans are right that the bonds of our communities have withered, and we are right to fear that this transformation has very real costs…” -Robert D. Putnam, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community “Over the course of the last generation or two, a variety of technological, economic and social changes have rendered…

Stay in Line

“Here is a command we have for you, my dear family, in the name of the Lord Jesus the Messiah.  Keep away from any member of the family who is stepping out of line, and not behaving according to the tradition that you received from us.” You yourselves know, after all, how you should copy…