Yesterday, my parents came up and visited my wife and me in our mountain cabin. With the fire going inside and the biting winds outside, our place tends to either lull people to sleep or stir people to conversation. We saw both yesterday. >> WE TALK MOVIES After our time at home, the four of us went to a local restaurant in which we started talking about movies. (This wasn't a surprise; while some families played games after dinner, the Bundys watched movies. As a family, we'
In 1955, Dr. Francis Schaeffer and his wife, Edith, decided to open up their home in Switzerland to people who longed for answers to life's most vital questions. This birthed a study center and community called L'Abri, a French word which means "shelter." If you're not familiar with it, I encourage you to look up the organization that's still running today. >> A MODEL IDEA In many ways, I've modeled our Stage & Story gatherings after what Francis and Edith were trying to do.
I've always wanted to take part in Francis Schaeffer's L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland. What could be better than time in the Swiss Alps dialoguing with fellow thinkers and artists about philosophy, the arts, and the Christian faith!? Mentorship I can see mentorship taking place in an environment like this--something we're eager to cultivate at Stage & Story. So, while I can't fly my friends to the Alps of Switzerland (or one of the other L'Abri locations), I can invite them