One of the best articles I’ve read in a long time on the topics of work, vocation, worship, life, God, Christianity, etc. Here’s a brief quote:
If the only category you have for the Lord’s work is Christian ministry, it won’t take long for you to functionally disconnect your life’s vocation from your life’s mission — to make much of God. All work is God’s work — prepared by him, carried out by faith in him, and done before him and for him.
Schwalbe Marathon Winters on the left, and Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pros on the right.
“Sketchy” is a good description for riding your bike on ice, in 19° temps, with 30 – 40 mph hour winds. Trust me on that one.
One of the things about the Scriptures that we know is that God loves inequality…In terms of gifts, talents, abilities, opportunities, blessings, God is unequally lavish, at least according to our standards, and that’s not a bug, it’s a feature.
The Black Hills was hit with an incredible blizzard this past weekend, dropping three to four feet of snow, breaking lots of trees, knocking out power, collapsing buildings, and shutting down roads and everything else. Here are some photos from our perspective in Spearfish.