• Posted on November 16, 2010

airport blindness

I’m just reading Alain de Botton’s new book on work and in it he describes someone’s daily commute into London.  His words reminded me of the sad experience I have in Chicago’s O’Hare airport every time I’m there.  It has to do with two of the coolest things that no one (except children) ever notices.  In terminal […]

  • Posted on December 01, 2009

the pace of change

Too often in recent months I’ve experienced stress over the pace of change in our church. It comes and goes, and often revolves around a question like this, “Why is it taking so long for this idea of God-revealing-Himself-everywhere to catch on?” I read something tonight that helped me understand… In His book, Culture Making, […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2009

The God of All Travel

Sunday after church a highly motivated and energetic young woman came up to me and asked, “So now what? I’ve read the book and I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do next.” Earlier this month I assigned some homework to our community; read The Art of Travel, by Alain de Botton, and try to […]

  • Posted on November 02, 2008

Coldplay and Viva la Vida

Ok, next Sunday my sermon text (among others) is gonna be Coldplay’s, Viva la Vida. The question I’m bringing to the text is this, “What might the Holy Spirit be saying to us through this song?” What truths might God be speaking/singing here? I’d like some help searching out the answers. If you want be […]