Podcast: Where Do You Take Your Thirsts?

Podcast: Where Do You Take Your Thirsts?

Right now, we find ourselves in the season of Lent, and a few weeks ago, Alan wrote a blog post titled “Lent: An Invitation to True Satisfaction.” He said that, “In Lent, rather than aiming at acquisition, we aim for some form of openness or even empty space....
Lent: An Invitation to True Satisfaction

Lent: An Invitation to True Satisfaction

I love when a passage of scripture becomes a defining text for a chapter of your life. Lately, Isaiah 55 has been such a passage for me. I unpacked the first few verses in chapter 3 of An Unhurried Leader (titled, “Leading in His Presence.”). I love the invitational...
Ash Wednesday: The Gift of Lent

Ash Wednesday: The Gift of Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday. It’s the first day of Lent. For years, that would have been completely lost on me. “What in the world is Ash Wednesday?” Most Baptists like me back in the day would have seen it as a “them” practice. Definitely not for “us.” But now I am...