I need the Church

I need the Church. While I struggle with the conservative American church expressions, I still love the Body of Christ and the holy catholic Church, as I profess every week in worship. This podcast is very special and worth your time. It’s James Bryan Smith remembering his friend Rich Mullins 25 years after Mullins’s death.Continue reading “I need the Church”

The messy spirituality of Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins was a musical hero to me. I didn’t have the Beatles or Bob Dylan. But in the Christian world and the plastic music of that time, Rich was real to me. In a time and place when you felt like you had to “look good” on the outside, Rich was a mess onContinue reading “The messy spirituality of Rich Mullins”