A reflection on retirement, what it means to work, and what will become of our work when we're done.
Paradox of Self
Those who are alive only in themselves—whose existence is the illusionary fabrication of self-determination and the paradoxically destructive work of self-actualization—are perpetually bound to themselves as source, unable to turn to the world around and too occupied with the frantic, unending work of fashioning their own image. Being slavishly occupied with such pursuits, they are…
Known & Loved
This is the second post in a series of reflections on Psalm 139.
You Won’t Just Let Me Be
This is the first post in series of reflections on Psalm 139.
Vanity, This Insanity
Over the past year planting Stone Mountain Village Church, I've directed most of my writing efforts towards sermons. It's been a fun change of pace, but I miss the spontaneity of creative writing—no end in mind, no deadline, no agenda. So I set down this morning with a pen and my notebook. This is what…
Portrait of a Pastor in Process
Eight months ago, the Lord called me to be a pastor of a church plant in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Admittedly, I did not raise my hand for the job. Nonetheless, the Lord called me, and so I am learning still to trust that He is also equipping me. His kindness and patience towards me is…