The reality is that the more we learn about something, especially God and spirituality, the more we discover how little we really know. The deeper we dig for answers, the more questions we find, until we realize that our black-and-white pictures of the world around us are really only shades of grey. The more we live, learn, and experience, the more humbled we are by what we have yet to see, know, and understand. In a sense, all we can ever hope to achieve is a higher level of ignorance.
This blog isn't meant to be a source of wisdom and earth-shaking insights. There are people older and wiser for that. Nor is it intended to be a venue for seething theological debates, though I'm certainly open to discussion. This is simply a place where I can synthesize some of my own thoughts and questions into written word and, through the process, invite others to join in on the conversation.
In addition, I have the privilege of serving as the minister of students at a church just southeast of Houston, Texas. For our students and parents, this is a place to continue the conversations from our Sunday morning and Wednesday night gatherings. Many of the posts will be an overflow of whatever we've been talking about.
So, let's see what comes of this...