That's right The Jagged Word crew is heading off on a once in a lifetime adventure. In September of 2019 we are setting sail on a 15-day cruise to Greece, Italy, Malta and the Holy Land. Together, we will be able to explore the sites where God in flesh walked for our salvation, where faith … Continue reading Join The Jagged Word on a Trip to the Holy Land
By Jonathan Holmes - I don’t go on Facebook very often. If I do, it is usually to find jokes and other humorous tidbits, or the occasional theological writing that a friend has posted that might be worth reading. Besides, The Jagged Word, of course. However, not everybody trolls Facebook for the same reasons I … Continue reading You’re Surprised?
By Joel Krogen - I once had a phone interview with a congregation that revealed to me the length to which some people will go to avoid Scripture in the pursuit of being “relevant” to those around them (because, of course, the Word of God isn’t “relevant”—unbelievers around you are supposed to think you’re cool, … Continue reading When The Word Doesn’t Fit
We are thrilled to announce that our own Cindy Koch is launching a new podcast designed for the whole family. Joined by her children, this show explores essential questions in a way not only theologically satisfying but accessible for even the youngest in your tribe. Subscribe to Family Style Theology today for fun and engaging … Continue reading Family Style Theology
By Josh Keith - "Wilderness is a necessity... there must be places for human beings to satisfy their souls...” John Muir. I feel that no truer words have ever been spoken. My forge is my wilderness, where I work on metal and wood to create useful tools that I hope are used and appreciated by … Continue reading Blacksmithing and Vocational Wilderness
By Jonathan Holmes - The other day I learned that we are not allowed to “celebrate Santa Clause” at my school. Why? Because he isn’t real. That’s a bad argument, if you ask me. Why? Because he is very real. Yes, Santa Clause is real. Oh, you would rather tell them of the generosity of … Continue reading Will the Real Santa Clause Please Stand Up
By Jonathan Holmes - Back in February, my son was born. He’s healthy, and a real chill dude. He only cries to get out of his crib; I think it’s more that he just wants to make sure that we hear him and don’t forget about him. After all, his life is dependent on my … Continue reading I Hope I’m Better than My Dad Was…