Crossroads: Paying Attention

Moses could’ve easily walked on by. After all, a burning bush probably wasn’t that unusual. But when Moses looked at it, he noticed something. The bush was burning but it wasn’t burning up. So he went over and the Lord spoke to him. Moses was paying attention.

Undivided Attention

Now, what was I saying? My attention span is not very long these days. I say these days because I don’t remember which day it was that I began to forget when I stopped being able to catch up, to keep up with one day after another. Like these sentences, they all run together.

Formations 11.27.2016: Paying Attention

As we enter Advent, we don’t only remember Ancient Israel’s hope and longing for God to rescue them. We also recognize our own hope that Christ would come as a fuller part of our world.

A View from the Pew: Daydream Believer

We train ourselves to not pay attention. Whether it’s distracting technology, over-programming our schedules, entertainment consumption habits, the fall of civilization as we know it, or just human nature, I don’t know.

Examining the Wreckage

A poem from On Paying Attention.

I am drawn to plane crashes….

Children in Worship: Worship for Children (Part I)

An off-hand comment a mom made has me thinking about children and worship. In passing, this mom shared that she has trouble getting her kids to worship when there’s no Sunday school because they get bored.