I’ve just read Donald Miller’s book, Blue Like Jazz, for a second time. I was captured anew by a phrase in the book: we use love as currency. That is not a complimentary statement. And he wasn’t referring to humans in general. He was referring to church-going people in general. In one section he remarks… Read More As-Is


There was a popular book titled “Ragamuffin Gospel” years ago. In part, the message of that book influenced the name of this blog. The author is Brennan Manning, who passed away in 2013. I recently read a blog post that questioned the credibility and legitimacy of Brennan Manning’s “leadership role” because he had been a… Read More Defense