Disenchanted and Disenchantment 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Disenchanted and Disenchantment

When I was little one of my favorite movies was Enchanted. I have always been a sucker for a good romance story, but like everyone else what really moved me about…

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Speaking in Tongues: An Introduction 1024 576 Andrew Hicks

Speaking in Tongues: An Introduction

There are few things as controversial and misunderstood in Christian circles as speaking in tongues. I by no means have all the answers and I do not claim to, but…

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Eugene Peterson Resources 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Eugene Peterson Resources

A professor of mine once said that he read everything C. S. Lewis ever wrote because he was his favorite spiritual author. I like C. S. Lewis too, but not…

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A Prayer for Unleashing the Word of God 150 150 Andrew Hicks

A Prayer for Unleashing the Word of God

One of my goals is to unleash the word of God. I think more than anything else this is my desire for my ministry – at least as I am…

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Two Kinds of Simplicity 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Two Kinds of Simplicity

I have thought a lot about deconstruction. I am by no means an expert (is anyone really?), but I have been meditating on it for a few years now. I’ve…

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The Glorious Gospel of the Happy God 150 150 Andrew Hicks

The Glorious Gospel of the Happy God

I’ve been meditating on 1 Timothy lately. I figured it was a good place for me to camp out since it’s a letter written to a young pastor and I’m…

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Ezra, Helper 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Ezra, Helper

I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of my first child: Ezra Neal Hicks. As I am waiting I wrote this poem reflecting on the meaning of Ezra’s name in Hebrew.…

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Programed for Futility 150 150 Andrew Hicks

Programed for Futility

My friend Rebekah and I were recently talking about strange and seemingly absurd art pieces. She told me about several, but the one that stuck with me the most is…

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A Peaceful Urgency 150 150 Andrew Hicks

A Peaceful Urgency

Many things that are frequently said among my Pastor peers makes me uncomfortable or upset. One thing in particular has been bothering me even more lately. I think we have…

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Everyday Mystics 683 1024 Andrew Hicks

Everyday Mystics

for Christ plays in ten thousand places, lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the features of men’s faces – Gerald Manley Hopkins I…

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