Week 1: Fast Social Media

Week 1: Fast Social Media

According to the Pew Research Center, about 80% of internet users in America are on Facebook alone. This doesn’t account for all the other social media platforms: Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc. On average, Americans spend almost two hours a day on social...

A Different Kind of Fast for Lent

As Lent approaches, many of us are deciding what we are going to give up for Lent. I love this tradition shared by many different church traditions during Lent. But sometimes it seems like Lent is treated as a second stab at a New Year’s resolution. Fasting for...

The Constancy of Change

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said that you can’t step into the same river twice. Rivers are constantly changing. The water you step in once immediately rushes away downstream. A cornerstone of his philosophy was that the only constant is change. As...
Having an Epiphany

Having an Epiphany

Christmas is still here for five more days, but another season is already drawing close. The season of Epiphany follows Christmas because the first Epiphany was caused by the first Christmas. We read in the Gospel of Matthew that the birth of Jesus sent a signal out...