Author: Seth Barker


The joyous mess of communion

People are moving all around me. People sitting, standing, walking, or kneeling. Children grab at their parents. Sometimes they cry or giggle, contributing in their own way to this constant flow. Music fills the room; singing becomes inseparable from prayer. The service has formed into a dance of coming and […]

In defence of instagram
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In defence of Instagram

After much deliberation and internal conflict, I finally gave in earlier this week to another facet of the Internet revolution: Instagram. Long had I held out against what I deemed a shallow and narcissistic attempt to be hipster and artistic. How could the fixed-length lens of an iPhone combined with […]