By Brooke Luby *Joshua had a flashy bright blue shirt that made him stand out from his friends. He was HIV positive, like the rest of the 13 kids he lived with, but it didn’t stop him from running around, popping balloons, and constantly grinning. Years earlier, his mother was in the final stages of … Continue reading The Power of Storytelling
By Tim Chermak Wrecked recently had the chance to interrogate Bruce Nuffer of The House Studio concerning their new book 180: Stories of People Who Changed Their Lives by Changing Their Minds. What initially caused you to consider pursuing a project like 180? We always create products that we personally want to use. In this … Continue reading Interview with Bruce Nuffer: Exploring the 180 Project
By Tim Chermak In pop culture, it’s cool to explore your spirituality, escape religion, and search for God — it’s not cool to find him. It’s definitely not cool to tell people once you do. In a spiritual age that celebrates authenticity over assurance, it seems that questions are the new answers. Rather than embracing … Continue reading Like a Boomerang: The Dark Night of the Soul
By Larry Bubb I was the youth pastor at a San Diego church for a few years. One of the youth I had the privilege of encouraging was Andy Shirley, who would ask me questions about playing guitar and writing songs. He went off to college and changed his name (as many musicians do these … Continue reading Beautiful Letdowns: Redeeming Car Wrecks
By Dustin Metcalf If you are half way sane, afraid to step near the edge of a cliff, or need to live by a plan then it would probably be best if you stopped reading right now. There I feel much better. Consider yourself warned. I have a crazy dream to share with you. Imagine … Continue reading I Have a Dream… For Haiti
By Brooke Luby Last summer, I found myself rushing home from an outreach in Los Angles, trying to make it back to East Texas in time for a very important event — Donald Miller was coming to my town. He was part of the Ride Well Tour, biking across America to raise money for wells … Continue reading Book Review: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller
By Brooke Luby Everyone wants change. We hear the cries for change resounding from the pulpit and the political platform. We desire to see our country hold fast to the moral values it is rooted in, and when we see these roots being pulled from the ground like weeds, we can’t help but develop a … Continue reading Could It Be That Love Is All We Need?
By Jesse Medina So, you want to change the world? That’s a good thing. That motivation has paved the way for many of the innovative ideas that we enjoy today: iPods, the internet, cars, planes, etc. It is no easy task to change the world, but if you’re really serious about doing it, I’d like … Continue reading So You Want to Change the World?
By Linnea Molgard Awhile ago, my husband Scott and his friend Marc left the comfort of home (and their wives and children) to embark on a “Man Hike” in the Colorado Rockies. Some of them had been blogging about the need for men to get away together, so they met up with some friends (as … Continue reading Male Initiation: A Woman’s Perspective
By Lacey Gustavsen No one ever wakes up in the morning thinking that life as they know it will change overnight for them. Life changing events tend to make a habit of sneaking up when you are unawares, grabbing you by the throat and never letting go. The day my life changed forever, it wasn’t … Continue reading Tennis Balls: Why Money Cannot Change The World