The Youtube Video below highlights a fantastic couple who have been ministering among the nomads in the US for years. Please check them out, and if this touches your heart, visit them online at thenomadsland.org.
American society has its nomads. This is not something we readily recognize, or acknowledge, but they live all around us. They are the homeless. They are the under-employed, who move from region to region looking for work. They are the 8 million truck drivers spending most of their days on long open lonely roads. Some … More A God for the Nomads
“Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” (Colossians 4:5-6) The assumption in the plethora of 20th century evangelism campaigns, and methods developed in Evangelical church circles tended toward a one-size-fits-all … More God is NOT one-size-fits-all
This Lamentin’ Lenten Psalms of Lament: Psalms 3-7 During the Lenten days we are called to prayerful consideration and evaluation of our own lives. Perhaps we too quickly consider this activity to always be a passive and peaceful activity. Yet, the Psalms show another meditation, which carries a passionate cry for help and for deliverance … More This Lamentin’ Lenten (part 1): Psalms of Lament – Psalms 3-7
Sonnet #10 – 3rd sonnet on the nature and struggle for freedom (from a theological perspective) I set asea, I satisfied allures O freedom made rough passages seem mine until a latent fire ran its course I burned. Do ne’er be turned by freedom’s signs I sought to tow a tossed and vagrant mind Ashore … More Sonnet #10 – thoughts on the tense search for freedom
Sonnet #9 – thoughts on liberating freedom Set freedom free to frolic like the Lamb Unless we live our lives here droll and damned Indentured drudges doomed to stumble, scratch through statutes: still life sketches crowded, crammed Set freedom free my friend and loose its latch To let it leap alive until attached and tethered … More Sonnet #9 – thoughts on liberating freedom from law