Ultimate Frisbee, Ultimate…

After another rousing Sunday afternoon of Olympian Ultimate Frisbee, a simple question…

Q: How do you get a flock of 8-50 year olds to run up and down a long field, as fast and hard as they can, diving, jumping, blocking, screaming and achieving (or underachieving), covering approximately 6 kilometers of ground over a two-hour time span?

A: Ultimate Frisbee.

Q: How do you get the Church to find her way into all fields of culture, celebrating the goodness of the gospel by incarnating it’s realities, as fast and hard as each person can run, diving, jumping, blocking, screaming, healing, giving, befriending, challenging and achieving (or underachieving), covering trans-human terrain over the span of an individual’s or community’s lifetime?

A: Ultimate…

(you have to unpack your answer in a sentence or two).


Sheltering Mercy: Prayers Inspired by the Psalms

Sheltering Mercy, along with its companion volume, Endless Grace, helps us rediscover the rich treasures of the Psalms—through free-verse prayer renderings of their poems and hymns—as a guide to personal devotion and meditation.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. This book contains 75 prayers drawn from Psalms 1-75, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning in the Psalms. Each prayer is a response to the Psalms written in harmony with Scripture. These prayers help us quiet our hearts before God and welcome us into a safe place amid the storms of life.

This artful, poetic, and classic devotional book features compelling custom illustrations and foil-stamped hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms.