As I’ve been writing about issues of faith and creativity the past few years, I have seen reoccurring themes and struggles among artists, creative directors, pastors, and lay-people as they wrestle with what it means to live and create a…

Communicating Mysteries

I’m always happy when I get a request to contribute to the online magazine for church leaders, @sundaymagtv. The most recent edition was all about the theme Level Up, and I was asked to write about the need to engage…

10,000 people screaming awake my soul as they sing under the stars tends to blur the lines between sacred and secular. The difference between the two is often identified in our pursuit to save one from the other. But, you…

After last year’s Luminous Project gathering, Ian Cron suggested I read Thomas Merton’s The Seven Storey Mountain. I’m finishing up the book, which has been an incredible experience. Merton’s work, much like my experience at Luminous, has been deeply formative…

If we are to join God in bringing forth renewal in our time, we can’t just believe in justice, we must act for justice courageously. We must make sacrifice as much a part of our lives as the concern for…