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Is it “have faith” or “by faith” ?

I was just thinking about an area of my life and faith. I recall that I am told to ‘have faith.’ Good words, because God is sovereign, and I don’t want to give myself credit that should be given to God. Yet, ‘have faith’ sounds so passive, and maybe that’s…

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Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and Culture

I just started reading Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and Culture, by Makoto Fujimura. The book is a collection of essays from his blog, also titled Refractions. The layout is visually appealing, with paintings shown along with the text, but the heart of the book is the essays. They…

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Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us by Seth Godin

The video above is Seth’s talk at a recent TED conference. His recent book is Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us. You can download an audio version of the book for free here. A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another,…

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Faith and Doubt

When I didn’t know of pressure it was easy to forgive You didn’t have to be perfect Not in my neighborhood I don’t know what year things became so unclear but I’m still here. But I’m caught somewhere between Faith and Doubt And I feel like I’m never going to…