By Jess Fankhauser I don’t know about you but I find myself craving the hope of the advent season this year more than normal. After this past month in our country and the divisiveness that seems to run so deep, I find myself longing for the rhythm of advent leading up to Christmas. I crave … More Entering Advent
by Drew Moser In mere weeks the citizens of the United States will head to the polls and cast their votes for our next president (and a whole host of other state and local races). In the ramp-up, our Facebook feeds are flooded with clickbait and Saturday Night Live is relevant again. It’s a cyclical thing. … More Caring for Words in a Culture of [Political] Lies
Discipleship. Church growth. Church planting. These are words being discarded by younger generations of faith as a result of misuse and frustration with the American evangelical status quo. Yet, it’s important to highlight those that are part of such work honestly, authentically, and contextually. Alan Briggs is one of them. He’s a pastor, writer, networker, and … More What We’re Reading: Guardrails, by Alan Briggs
by Eric Croft Eric is a recent graduate of Taylor University where he studied Biblical Literature and Christian Education, and was a member of the Track and Field team. He is passionate about the local Church and sharing Christ’s love with all peoples. He and his wife Kaylie currently reside in Grand Rapids. “Why are twenty-somethings … More CrossFit and the Church (Part 1)
by Drew Moser After many months of dreaming, scheming, emailing, phone calling, and proposal writing, we are pleased to announce that Jess and I have a book deal with NavPress. The working title for the project is Fathom: Exploring the Depths and Potential of Your Twenties. Before I get too far into the book itself, … More An Exciting Fathom Book Announcement!
…and it’s not more money. Your twenties can be a dizzying, confusing mess of experiences and adventures. Lots of adventure. Lots of uncertainty. With so much uncertainty, what can you cling to? Studies show you’ll change jobs 15-20 times in your working life. That’s a lot of job hopping. This means you’ll move (a lot). … More ONE indispensable thing you need to enter the unknown.
And it’s not more information… Understanding calling can be frustrating and anxiety-inducing. So. Much. Pressure. Maybe you bought some books. Maybe you’ve found the end of the internet trying to research all your options. Maybe you took a course. Maybe, a la Moses, you’re waiting for that bush by your front door to start on … More The One Missing Ingredient from Discovering Your Calling
Welcome to our blog where we will discuss Vocation, Calling and our new book, Fathom!