Existential Questions

Existential Questions

In her insightful article examining the rise of the “alt-right” in America, Angela Nagle made the following piercing observation: “Together, [conservative] right and [liberal] left created a world in which a young person could invent his own identity and curate his...
Abhorring Silence

Abhorring Silence

Abhorring Silence I see more and more of us without a gap in our lives. Unless it pings us from our phones, demands the next snap in a streak, or causes the screen in our hands to light up, we do not pay attention to it. I have begun to encounter folks who live all...
Rest : Peace : Prayer

Rest : Peace : Prayer

Rest, Peace, Prayer I wandered through the Sonlight lodge, surveying the field and seeing if there were any unmet needs. I checked the coffee bar, the fresh fruit basket, and the status of the fire in the wood stove. Then I took a moment to watch our guests. One sat...
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes What most people—campers, parents, visitors—see in Sonlight is what brings people back to 120 acres of near-wilderness north of Pagosa Springs every year. They see great worship, teaching, hospitality, fun (and messy) games, fresh air, great food...
Mind the Gap: Listen

Mind the Gap: Listen

Mind the Gap: Morning Devotion James 1: 19-21 “Let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger.” I have a friend who is, shall we say, very well seasoned. He taught at the middle school and high school level for 20 years. He is a recovering...
Wisdom From the Gap

Wisdom From the Gap

Mind the Gap: Daily Devotion–Luke 2:39-52 A great deal of Christian piety boils Jesus down to a single ingredient. Jesus came to be a sacrifice for our sins. While God’s forgiveness of us is essential, all the gospel writers indicate that Jesus’ life for us is...

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