Fox 4

So Scott Shirley and I will be on Fox 4 news tonight at 5:30 talking about how we use social networking in our church. They wanted to see me in action in my regular life, so it was pretty hectic as I was the parent volunteer in our Montessori Coop this morning. And baby Perl had to go to the emergency …

Empty

Probably like most people in America, I have never gone without food for more than a few hours.  I might skip a meal from time to time, but never all my meals. It’s important to note that fasting is by choice.  I chose to go hungry.  For a day.  For many people, this is not a choice and it goes …

Eating as a Spiritual Practice

Centering Summer 2009 Wednesday  1 July ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Center in God Experimenting with Practices that Nourish Scripture Passage – Luke 14:7-24    This summer we are exploring spiritual practices from within our community of faith and our Oak Cliff neighborhood. Join us as we share with each other means for connecting with God in the here and now.   Week 5  Eating  …

Urban Farming

LOVING THE WORLD BACK TO LIFE  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the joys of pastoring a church such as Church in the Cliff is how engaged this community is in social investment of various forms. We give money, we organize, we volunteer, we help each other, we enter into relationship with the poor, locally and globally.   Food is a political issue. I love that as …

Shane Claiborne Also Marked Good Friday

While our DART Stations of the Cross event to mark Good Friday this year was both moving and inspirational, reading Shane Claiborne’s account of his Good Friday is very powerful. Why I Got Arrested on Good Friday, by Shane Claiborne

DART LOGISTICS

(oh snap, that’s us plannin’ logistics…. photos by Rob’s fancy pants phone) The downloadable PDF is to the right in the links area. Print out and take with you. With your camera and journal. Step 1: Park in the Mockingbird Station lot or designated DART parking. Step 2: Bring three dollars (3USD per person) for your DART ticket. Step 3: …

DART Stations of the Cross Meditation Guide

Dear Friends, our downloadable meditation guide for riding the rails this good friday is accessible in our links section to the right — click on DART Stations of the Cross Guide and you will be able to download and print a PDF to take on the journey. Please note the instructions on the guide to bring supplies/check for the Dallas …

PDF Coming Today… For Real

So Scott and I and others are re-learning the humble lesson of how long last minute tasks take to do when collaborating with a group. The PDF downloadable meditation guide is ready, I just sent the wrong ‘final draft’ to scott last night so he was unable to post it. In my defense I had just gotten back from the …