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Daddy Issues: Umbrella Academy 2 and Ex-vangelicals

Umbrella Academy season 2 takes us through a surprising journey of deconstruction and reconstruction following a season of heartbreak. In many ways, their process of dismantling the confusing relationships they have with their father and with each other sheds light on a similar trend we are seeing in the Christian community—that of the deconstruction of… Continue reading Daddy Issues: Umbrella Academy 2 and Ex-vangelicals

Because He Is Near

It was stuffy in the little shop but the shade was a nice reprieve from the heavy, unforgiving sun in St. Augustine. My Dad, my sister, and I were exploring the past in the Fountain of Youth park, learning about the early settlers and the Indians they interacted with. The shop was filled with the… Continue reading Because He Is Near

Over-giving and the Enneagram

I sat in the darkened parking lot while my husband helped the woman and her son load up our van with her belongings. She had showed up a couple of weeks ago in my Sunday school class looking very foreign to Florida culture in her black clothes and European accent. The distress on her face,… Continue reading Over-giving and the Enneagram

Missions as Encouragement

As one of the driest places on earth, Arequipa, Peru presents an image of dusty landscapes sprinkled with villages precariously balanced on its hilly terrain. As you drive further down the mountain, however, an oasis of verdure explodes around the sole river and water source that runs through it.  In this lush area, a Christian… Continue reading Missions as Encouragement