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Wednesday Morning Indietronica and the Death of Striving

From Frou Frou’s 2002 Details album comes “Let Go,” a beautiful/enchanting/hypnotic meditation on one of the main themes discussed on this blog: the idea that (the Christian) life is primarily about death and resurrection, rather than human striving, growth through effort, or moral improvement via sheer determination. The chorus goes like this: So, let go, […]

Never Let Go, Jack

Ask anyone who has ever run out of a locker room before a game and they will tell you that there is usually some sort of slogan or inspirational message hanging near the door that is supposed to get you all fired up and ready. Would that this quote from Luther were hanging in the […]

Health Assessment 101

Last Sunday at our new church, RJ spoke about suffering from II Corinthians 4, and verses 8-10 stuck out to me: “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. We always carry around in our body the death of […]