Archive for May, 2013

Saturday Nights (LIVE)

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

Prior to The Well leaving the Randall 15 IMAX theater, we kicked around several ideas for reaching more people as a faith community. Being limited by space and time, we considered additional venues for some kind of non-traditional worship experience, thus birthing the idea of the pub service. The idea was to find a local […]

I heard a speech today…

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

I am in a strange place. A good friend and co-worker of mine sent me a video today. It’s an excerpt from a commencement speech given in 2005 by author David Foster Wallace to the graduating class of Kenyon College. The speech and corresponding video are striking, rich, brilliant, important, and personally meaningful. I am […]

Why my world view…?

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 by Jerry Shaffer

During the last month we’ve delved deep in our series Theory, looking at many of the serious theological and philosophical questions facing our faith.  At best, these topics can be difficult. Mostly, however, they wander into controversial or contemptuous grounds. Why?  Why is it so hard for us to deal with the ideas and conclusions of our […]