Fuzzy Thoughts of David

Tag: culture

  • A Sure Hope – Psalm 33:1-22

    A Sure Hope – Psalm 33:1-22

    Reflection on Psalm 33:1-22. Hope in God Alone I love the last line of this Psalm, “Let your unfailing love surround us, Lord, for our hope is in you (Psalm 33:22).” As the Psalmist scans creation, he sees evidence of God’s love. The world breathes with God’s handiwork. When the Psalmist looks around in awe […]

  • Why Abstinence Isn’t Working in America // Asbury Seedbed

      What really intrigued me in this article is how the issue of abstinence is linked to discipleship (which I agree with), and how Chmielesk further suggests approaching the issue as one of celibacy rather than abstinence. Here’s a quote about the problem: The call to young Christians to be abstinent until marriage is not […]

  • Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling

    Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling by Andy Crouch My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are some books that after you turn the last page, you know you will be different. You can’t always explain why, but in the course of reading it, you know something deep within you has been changed. This book […]

  • Introduction To The Missional Church by Alan Roxburgh

    Introducing the Missional Church: What It Is, Why It Matters, How to Become One by Alan J. Roxburgh My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is probably the best book I’ve read introducing the missional church. Roxburgh does an excellent job describing what missional ministry is, and what it isn’t. The one critique I do […]

  • Just Not Ready

    One of my favorite things (next to week old Valentine’s day candy and week old Christmas candy) is week old Easter candy. Actually it has been closer to two weka now. Shopping at Walmart I discovered they had candy for 75% off! That is a deal I can’t pass up. However I just couldn’t bring […]