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Working For Dad

Just in time for Father’s Day, this one was written by Julian Brooks. My first summer home from Bible College left me with four months to get to work and save some money for the year’s upcoming tuition. Thankfully I had a job lined up and a place to stay that would allow me to […]

An Un-Earnable Love and the Tragic Death of Performance: “Emotional Stuff” on 3 Mics

This reflection comes from Julian Brooks. Lately I’ve been on a standup comedy binge thanks to the power of Netflix, and I recently stumbled upon Neal Brennan’s special, 3 Mics. For those of you that don’t know, Neal Brennan was the co-writer of Chappelle’s Show oh too many years ago and has since been quietly writing […]

Roses for Your Sin

This beautiful story comes to us from Julian Brooks: The following is a true story. But before I share it, here’s a brief disclaimer that should keep in perspective the purpose of this story, of why it is worth sharing. Grace cannot guarantee results or change. If it could, it would simply turn back into law. Law promises […]

Falling from Law

This one was written by our fallen friend, Julian Brooks. A few years back I was blindsided by the Gospel of Grace. Things I had heard for years about God’s love and forgiveness started to take on flesh and become more than just recited truths; they became a living person. And that’s when the downward spiral […]

“I Should Know Better By Now”: God as the Older Brother

This post comes to us from our friend Julian Brooks. Most of us have heard the Parable of the Prodigal Son and found ourselves identifying with one of the two sons. In fact, if we’re honest, we have to admit we are certainly a mixture of both. Whether we are self-righteous, angry older brothers or […]

Confessions of a Viking

Here’s a post from our favorite Scandinavian seafarer, Julian Brooks. It took me a long time to give it a shot, but a few months ago my wife and I finally started watching Vikings on the History Channel. I remember seeing the preview for it a few years back and hearing Awolnation’s song “Sail” for […]

Previewing The Revenant: Justice vs. Mercy on the Western Frontier

This one comes to us from Julian Brooks: The other night while binge watching some Hulu, I came across a preview for the upcoming movie, The Revenant. When I saw that both Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy are in the film, I thought it might be another Christopher Nolan masterpiece. The Batman Trilogy, Inception, and […]