Instead of a church that’s more like us, maybe we should be seeking a church that looks more like Jesus.
The “treasures on earth” Jesus rebukes are the systems and structures that oppress, objectify and dehumanize others at the altar of self-righteousness, exclusivity and superiority.
I thought I was doing the right thing. But over time I started believing it was more important to convince people I was right about what you want than to show them who you are.
By Anna Webb, Poet Laureate Last semester, I had the stressful (yet surprisingly enjoyable) task of writing my Senior Capstone for my Undergraduate Degree at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Since I’m an English Major on the tract of Creative Writing, I had a lot of opportunity to find my own creative space, and to write … Continue reading Living, Breathing, Sad, and Happy Things
Dear Conspirators for Awesomeness: Allow me to introduce Darren Bouwmeester. Darren and I met through our common space in the blogosphere when I discovered his site, Momentary Delight, and at about the same time he landed here at The Awesomeness Conspiracy. I've invited Darren to share some thoughts here with you faithful readers. In addition … Continue reading Daring to Love — A Guest Post by Darren Bouwmeester