Amos

Unimpressed Ordinariness

BY JON TSCHANZ In the Talmud there is this saying that goes like this: For every blade of grass there is an angel saying, ‘Grow. Grow. Grow.’” The ordinary: eating. laughing. working. talking. listening. crying. growing. Why do we think that ordinary is so unimportant? It’s literally most of our day. It’s most of our […]

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I Deny The Resurrection

BY JON TSCHANZ Would your church still be a church if someone took away your Sunday? And by Sunday, I don’t mean just the day, but what if we took away that particular worship day. You know the day… The day where we get dressed up, go to a building, sing songs together, hear a […]

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Excarnation: The Disengaged Life

BY JON TSCHANZ A professor at a local college recently told me that, for a class on technology and religion, he had his students create an app that somehow interacted with our culture today. One of his students created a virtual reality dating app where you entered a virtual bar with other “real human beings” […]

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Face The Roar

BY JON TSCHANZ 2200 years ago you would need to work fifty hours to buy an hour of light. Today, you can buy an hour in half a second. In some areas of the world, though (maybe even down your street), people still don’t have electricity or clean water. It’s hard for us, who flip […]

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