Moving Day Confessions

Bless me, Father… it’s been 5 months and 2 days since my last blog post. I’ve felt it, too. I miss the constant outlet I used to have. But lately I’ve just had these thoughts, and composed entire blog posts in my mind, but never typed them out. I just selfishly kept all these thoughts […]

Not Alone

Despite the apparent uniqueness of the Front Porch, it is great to see that there are others out there dreaming and doing the Way of Jesus in ways we can relate to. Back in December I wrote about one example of this located in Hamilton, Ontario, called The Freeway. And just now I read a […]

Missio Dei

Lately my conversations have been peppered largely with talk about mission… God’s mission, our mission… and the Latin phrase Missio Dei, which means “Mission of God”.I love that this phrase has become so popular, because it reminds us that, although we do have a mission, it doesn’t actually belong to us. We so often act […]

Oikosthemen

Last night I discovered that The Core website has been linked by a German-language emerging church blog called “oikosthemen” which means, as far as I can tell, in English, “OK”. Makes sense. I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised that it takes Germans 11 letters to say what English-speakers can express in 2. :-)~ Anyway… thanks […]