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“Don’t want to mix up your words with mine

Wanna live to reflect your light

Give me you, give me truth

And the rest will fall in line… 631 more words

Required Reading: Gloege on MBI

It’s not just a metaphor, not just a handy way of speaking. According to Timothy Gloege, fundamentalism acts like a business because it was founded like a business. 980 more words

Higher (Power) Education

Letters From An MBI Student - 10/29

Dear Family,

Please consider this your notice that a) I haven’t died and b) I haven’t dropped out of Moody. To give you an idea of life right now, here are my current favorite things: 227 more words


Letters From An MBI Student - 10/15

Dear Parents,

I think this is going to be the sort of letter that every parent dreams about receiving. Did you two talk about getting a letter like this after another day of rowdy kids who didn’t get their schoolwork done and had bad attitudes and didn’t listen and didn’t obey? 867 more words


The Discipline of Beauty

I have this thing for re-runs of Monk.

I empathize with and chuckle at Mr. Monk, a troubled detective who battles his OCD and solves crime on the streets of San Francisco, and at this point I know by heart the song Randy Newman rasps during the opening credits, “It’s a Jungle Out There.” Last year when I moved to Chicago, I would often nervously hum the tune while out and about in the city. 1,780 more words

Owens Family Update - October 19, 2015

It’s been a few weeks since our last update, but that’s due to the fact we have been on the road.  Our family was blessed with he opportunity to take a trip to Florida and let our kids go to Disney World for the first time ever.   300 more words


Friday Feels

Blogging has been regrettably sparse lately…most likely due to the fact that my energy and emotional capacity have also been regrettably sparse.

This week, Moody hosted Missions Conference. 290 more words