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 and Endless Grace help 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. Sheltering Mercy helps the reader pray Psalms 1-75; Endless Grace leads in prayer through Psalms 76-150.

The church has always used the Psalms as part of its prayer life, and they have inspired countless other prayers. Each book contains 75 prayers drawn from the Book of Psalms, providing lyrical sketches of what authors Ryan Smith and Dan Wilt have seen, heard, and felt while sojourning there. 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.

These artful, poetic, and classic devotional books are a perfect gift, and feature compelling stunning illustrations and hardcover binding, offering a fresh way to reflect on and pray the Psalms. Co-written with Ryan Whitaker Smith, Brazos Publishing.

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