Archive for the ‘spirituality’ Category

Last Sunday, at the Covenant Church we are a part of, the sermon was on the parable of the good samaritan. A story many people have heard, probably dozens of times if you grew up in a christian community, etc. What I loved about hearing it this time around was how our pastor presented it […]

This is a post I just read on Donal Miller’s blog about living out truth, following Jesus and showing grace to each other. I couldn’t agree with his opinion more. Sweeping issues that people (& people of the church) deal with under the rug is not how we should be handling it. We should help […]

This is an interview with Brother Ali about his music, life and spirituality. It’s worth a listen! Brother Ali’s quest for fellowship through hip hop | Minnesota Public Radio NewsQ.



We finally purchased our first french press, also known as a press pot or a coffee plunger. The only times I’ve had french press coffee has been with my friend Brett at a coffee shop here in Mpls called Spyhouse – many coffee shops don’t seem to serve french press… so thanks to Brett for […]

In my opinion, America is an empire. Within the last, let’s say, 3 months, I have had countless encounters where God has brought random things to my attention in a somewhat orderly fashion. Things that I might not have ever brought together on my own. Sometimes, it can be extremely hard to explain to another […]

This might be my last post about Samir Selmanovic’s book, It’s Really All About God, because I just finished reading it last night. I definitely want to read it again, but I have many other books that I’d like to read before I start repeating. The book satisfyingly ends with chapter 9,  When My God […]

James 1:22 says, “Be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.” I just read this article on the God’s politics blog discussing immigration, reminding us that to love God is to love our immigrant neighbors. The definition of hypocrisy is; the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to […]