Bringing It All Together

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/11._Green_Book.mp3 In college, each semester follows the same pattern: you study for 15 weeks, and at the end you bring everything together in a blue book where you take your final exam. Just thinking about those little blue… Read More

Why Do We Tell Stories?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/7._Storytelling.mp3 Have you ever heard a story that ended with, “And then I found $20”? It’s the mark of a story gone awry. Having lost the attention of the listener, missing the important points, or simply realizing that… Read More

No Such Thing as “Bad Guys”

There is a phrase that is used a lot in our culture that greatly upsets me. It is a phrase that is used by politicians and media personnel, by pastors and by regular people. It is a phrase… Read More

Finding God in Music and Movies

What if a trip to the movies or a turn of the radio dial was an experience of God?

Franciscan Film Society

I find much of what is considered popular “Christian” movies to be lacking. Besides the obvious theological problems raised by movies portraying Jesus as some sterilized hippy that simply wants everyone to be happy, God as an impersonal… Read More