Time is a pretty valuable commodity. When asked, most of us reply it is the thing that stresses us out the most. We would all love more time for a variety of things. We live in a world that is overworked, under-focused and generally revolving around the next thing....read more
When was the last time you told someone you were too busy? I'll bet it was within the last 48 hours. [smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/foundrycast/center_mixdown.mp3" title="Center | Living at the Edge Week 1" artist="Rev. Chad Brooks"...read more
People can get testy over baptism. I've seen it in plenty of places. I once worked at a church that split from another church...because someone was accidentally baptized in the wrong direction. And the pastor wouldn't redo the baptism. Like I said...people can get...read more
You know how people say Jesus is everywhere? He really is. But we aren't. Most of the time. This is one of those situations where you can be in a place you might not be physically. But you can be there in spirit and in mission. In the last week, Hurricane Harvey has...read more
All summer, we’ve been reading the stories of Jesus’ signs in the gospel of John. We’ve seen him turn water into wine, heal people, walk on water, time travel and all sorts of miracles. But these aren’t just your garden variety miracle. With the crowds begging for party tricks, Jesus is consistently pointing people to believe in the glory of God and how it changes things.
This week, during our final sign, we don’t find anything different.read more
Sometimes we get lucky and good things just fall into our lap. But for something truly great to happen in our lives, typically there is a huge amount of work involved. A flicker in our mind or a flutter in our heart that later becomes a huge part of who we are and what we’re about is greatly dependent on our efforts to make it happen. Yet it seems we still need a little bit of that luck…read more