“For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.”

Dear Readers, I’m considering shutting down this blog or allowing it to atrophy. Instead, I’ll move my future writings to a pseudonymous or anonymous platform, which I intend to share with people who know me. These are the factors I’ve considered: (1) One year into this job, I feel less comfortable exposing my interior life […]

Back when Thought Catalog was still in vogue, I read this article. Re-reading it yesterday, I find myself still identifying with it as wholly as I did six years ago. In this instance, this extract is particularly relevant: I have fallen in love with countless people only through reading their personal blogs, feeling as if […]

First, this work seems too worldly. Second, I am skirting the Machiavellian. Third, I don’t buy into the Westphalian order.

[On behalf of Shepherds II, I delivered this address on 10 June 2018 at this year’s first 1Cor12 event ‘Pray, Praise, & Play’. For records, the text below is an edited version of my script.] Hi everyone, thank you for coming for our first 1Cor12 event of this year. My name is Melvyn, and I’m […]