COVID-19 and the Church

I just thought I would throw some thoughts out there and see where we go. This is partly for me to see my own thoughts on paper, but also to create a dialogue so that my thinking can be shaped. Quarantine and etc has made for some interesting internal thought patterns. So, let’s take a […]

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The plight of the privileged.

One of those moments you hashtag “1stworldproblems” and then cringe at your own insensitivity. I’ve spent the last two days meeting with colleagues, creating beautiful things for beautiful times, and in the down times I’ve been exploring the streets of the town I’m currently in through the eyes of two mobile phone/ GPS games. Ingress (a giant […]

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Why are we friends?

My good friend Jonathan is sleeping on my floor. He is from Sweden. He is from an island and loves the sea. I hate the ocean. I grew up inland in the mountains and currently live in a similarly inland city without mountains. He is kind of a jock. In the sense that he loves […]

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Roses are red.

written a few weeks ago. Posted because I like reality too. “Roses are red, Violets are blue. I miss just hanging out with you. Also, if roses were blue too, that would be pretty great. Because blue is awesome.” In the midst of an incredibly extroverted life that has enjoyed immensely the adventurous life i […]

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God is home.

up until this week there was one thing that could instantly transform me into a blubbering crying mess. Scenes in movies with Dads and sons reuniting. BOOM instant crying. Not that I have had one of these moments with my own Dad. I love my Dad and have always thought he was great, but, maybe […]

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The love we are painted by.

You know what grieves me to my core? Like, deeply grieves me? And has done for most of my life because I’ve seen it up close, I’ve seen it destroy peoples lives. People that i love intimately…. The division of Christians around the world makes me want to vomit. And i’m not talking about an […]

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Pulling faces at God. 

You know the face. Eyes closed, hands raised, sometimes our bodies start to weave back and forth a little. Maybe a little jumping. looking upwards. You don’t really think about what a crowd of worshippers looks like until you play a song with four chords that you know back to front and you look up. […]

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When two become one.

Last night I watched the first two episodes of “Marry, at first sight” (although in Swedish it’s something different…). It was in Swedish with Swedish subtitles, so i would have to occasionally ask what certain words were, and sometimes my brain was so flummoxed by this language I do not have a great hold on, and […]

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We were given freedom.

We were given freedom to free, but we used it to imprison the masses, the opiate of the common people so the uncommon could oppress at will. We were given freedom to free, to be flexible, to be grey, to be cultural and colourful, but we used it to carbon copy the white mans religious […]

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