Death and the Gospel

Somehow we seem to have lost touch with the fact that we’re dying. I don’t know how this happens. It is the one thing in life that is absolutely guaranteed: we will die. Yet, we tend to live as if our days will last forever. We make money, buy big houses, buy new cars, watch our big screen televisions and whisper to ourselves that death is long way off…that we should eat, drink, and be merry, and pretend that life will continue on forever. That we are able to trick ourselves like this – to blind ourselves to our impending demise – is one of our strangest capacities. For death is all around us. Our friends and loved ones pass away. The evening news is filled with the reality. And if we’re still and quiet, we can feel ourselves getting older…heading toward death. How is it that we are able hide our eyes from this?

Continue reading

GravesEnd Podcast #2 – Money For Nothing

In this podcast Justin and Tim draw comparison’s between the Gospel of Corporate Culture v. the Gospel of Jesus. Corporate Culture practices a gospel of exclusion that only allows those who are able to measure up to company standards. Meanwhile, the Gospel of Jesus calls precisely those who cannot possibly begin to measure up.

Click here to Subscribe to Gravesend Podcast

Continue reading