Exhortation

Combating False Simplicity

I just wrote a post where I argued that we make life too complicated. We allow ourselves to get bogged down in vague doubt instead of doing what we know to do. But we also have a problem with clinging to simplistic narratives. Sometimes our Christian rhetoric starts to seem … Read More

On the Simplicity of Doing

I’ve been struck by something lately. I often hear someone talk about something they know they shouldn’t be doing, rather sheepishly. Or maybe it’s something they should be doing but aren’t. What’s striking is that often the solution really isn’t that complex. It’s clear which path is right. But somehow … Read More

Can You?

I want to spend my life meaningfully. When I die, I hope that the Kingdom of God has advanced just a little farther than where it is now. And since many people in this generation of Anabaptist young(-ish) people highly value Kingdom service, you might be at the same place.

When We Want His Solutions and Not His Strength

While avoiding the thought of my long shift and the inevitably grumpy customers ahead of me, my mind swirled as it tried to organize my long to-do list. Don’t forget about this assignment for that class. You need to message her about youth tomorrow. Oh snap, I need to exercise this afternoon.