Hustling: The Kingdom

Hustle is a word that has long made me cringe. It’s only after several years at Simpson that I have finally come to terms with allowing my fallen views of hustling to shine in the presence of God rather than seeing money as a necessary evil. This process is still continuing. With no destination in […]

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Survival: The Energy Oasis

I’ve recently been recovering from a sinus infection. I’m taking a serious treatment of antibiotics to carpet bomb any potential bronchitis or other respiratory infection that has sprung up. I’ve been recovering since December, but this is the third time the symptoms have slowed me down and the first time I’ve taken any prescription medication. […]

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The Right to Grow

Pain and the fear of pain are motivating often enough, but when they don’t motivate; they can easily leave you crippled and helpless. Struggling to make sense of the situation it’s easy to ask, “Why did this happen?” to blame God or ask him why it happened. The more powerful question is, “God, how are […]

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Written Spirituality

It started yesterday in Contemporary Theology class. All 7 of us were sitting in a circle like we usually do, discussing the finer points of Postcolonial Biblical Interpretation. I had shown up a few minutes late. I had trouble with the printer before running out the door with my thesis statement. I tried not to […]

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