@Sea – Ep84 – The Problem of Care

October 7, 2021At Sea, Church, Community, Everything Has Changed, It Is What You Make of It, Leadership, Podcast

A few weeks ago, I was in a contraption with a few folks my age and older who were voicing concerns about all the “information” kids get online. During that conversation, statistics were thrown around about how much data we’re subject to. Apparently, every person creates something like 1.7 MB of data every second, which amounted … Read More

@Sea – Ep82 – Facts & Fiction

September 23, 2021At Sea, Christianity, Church, Community, Discipleship, It Is What You Make of It, Leadership, Politics, Reconciliation

It’s likely you’ve heard something like  “You’re being emotional.”  Or “let’s not bring emotions into this.”  And it’s likely that, when you heard it, it was said in the context of the conversation is about something very, very serious; something serious enough that, were we to “get emotional” or “bring emotions into it” we would … Read More

Hermeneutics, LGBTQ Youth, and the Pursuit of Love

April 29, 2021At Sea, Christianity, Church, Creativity, Deconstruction, Discipleship, Doubt, It Is What You Make of It, Leadership, Podcast, Reconciliation, Reflections

I remember being in a conversation, I think it was my Junior year of college, in which I was fully introduced to the term “hermeneutics.” I’d been familiar with “interpretation” before but the idea that there was a field of study based on the interpretive potters of readers was fascinating to me. It actually gave … Read More

@ Sea #57 – Deconstruction and Fundamentalism

March 4, 2021At Sea, Christianity, Church, Community, Creativity, Deconstruction, Doubt, It Is What You Make of It, Leadership, Podcast, Reconciliation

I just got off the phone with a long-time friend who is now a coaching client.  It’s the call I needed in order to finish this script.  This beloved friend began the conversation with the nearly universal phrase: “I feel like I’m always in the middle.” And I get that.  Even though I disagree a … Read More

News, Truth And Interpretation

August 30, 2016Leadership, News, Reflections

Sure, CNN, MSNBC and FOX have their agendas. But to simply say “I don’t believe a word of it” is just lazy. Every bit of information I’ll ever receive is coming at me from an angle. This is why Nietzsche wrote “there is no truth, only interpretation.” I think that’s largely true (see what I did … Read More