How to Move Beyond Words — Write with Blood
John Sowers
By John Sowers

I remember sitting behind a mixing table at NRG music studios in North Hollywood. From the street, NRG looks like a back-alley warehouse, surrounded by a high, chained link fence. No flash. No fanfare. From the outside, you’d have no idea that NRG hosted artists like: Jay-Z, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Foo Fighters, Avril Lavigne and others.

I was sitting in Studio A listening to an artist lay down vocal tracks. The two songwriters, Ben and David, were sitting right beside me, feeling and mouth-syncing the words. After one take, Ben got up and went into the recording room. He was saying something to the singer – and she was nodding. From behind the glass, I couldn’t really hear what he was saying, but I did make out one phrase….

Bleed for me. […]

5 Life Lessons I Learned from Watching Jesus
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Many who read this blog believe in Jesus, that He was the Son of God and most of us, hopefully, have a mysterious relationship with Him. But as I read through the gospels, I wonder what practical life lessons we can learn from Christ. Not sure why I ask except it’s all the rage in blogs to give advice about how to live so why not get some tips from watching Jesus for a minute.

Here are a few immediate things I noticed about Christ I’d like to apply to my life […]

Sunday Morning Sermon – Shane Claiborne on the Problem of Fundamentalism
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Shane Claiborne isn’t so much a radical as he is a person who lives out the absurdity of “our” beliefs. What’s remarkable about Shane is his gentle spirit in the face of remarkable resistance. Many fundamentalists have attacked him, but more have remained silent because they simply don’t live out what they believe while he does […]