The desert & cultural exegesis

Later this afternoon I’ll join 70 high school students and 20 other adults for the Encounter Men’s Retreat. This is my second year doing the retreat so this year I have a better idea of what to expect. Intense, respectful content that asks young men to lean into practical realities of walking with Jesus. A…… Continue reading The desert & cultural exegesis

Desert Man Trip

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFDwcJV-6RM& I’ve been around a few types of “manly men” in my lifetime. Dude’s who hang out at country clubs, play sophisticated sports, and have sophisticated tastes. Dude’s who smoke big cigars, enjoy fine beverages, and gamble big bucks. (Either gambling or on business deals) Dude’s who shot guns, kill things, and could live for…… Continue reading Desert Man Trip