This site is about the 8th fire — the people and places working towards that end and what the 8th fire means to You and I, exactly..
Why is there a Hemp-Plant on the cover, and what does Hemp have to do with the 8th fire? Well, the Plant is on the cover because the revitalization of the hemp industry and re-intruduction of Hemp into the social fabric goes part and parcel with the social changes which will bring about the lighting of the 8th Fire. The Hemp Plant, in a way, is symbolic of the new way.
How should churches deal with politics? Christian Reformed members are no strangers to this incandescent question. Many promote public justice as individuals but oppose any institutional church activism. Others believe the denomination should “advocate” but not “lobby” for social justice—but the distinction is not always clear.
One of the astounding things about the Bible is the way that it repeatedly gives voice to those whose stories are normally ignored, the marginalized. These stories tell us who our God is, who we are called to be, and what true healing looks like.
This is a post about something I’ve been wanting to write about forever: careers. Society tells us a lot of things about what we should want in a career and what the possibilities are—which is weird because I’m pretty sure society knows very little about any of this. Continue reading “How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You)”