Author Archives

Chris Garrett

I write because it helps me to think about and implement convictions I encounter in God's Word. I share my writing because I believe that transcendent truth is best discovered and applied when applied to the friction of community engagement.

Please engage with the content of these pages as much as you like. Iron only sharpens iron if friction is applied. Let's love each other by gracefully applying this friction to one another.

The Sabbath Breaks My Routine!

Why do we take vacations? Vacations are approached with a variety of motivations and experienced through a complex combination of emotions. Some vacation to pacify family. Some vacation to indulge. Some vacation simply to use that time they earned, they deserve. I’ve seen people who are annoyed by […]

Martha, Martha…

Since I started the Generous Beggar site I have tried to share something every Thursday related to a theological topic that has been circulating in my curious and wandering mind. This week has been particularly busy, I have not been able. Several of the churches that I sent […]

Growing Godly Generations

a vision for life and ministry

Always Returning Home

Roots below the surface of a weathered tree

Life as a Leach

A hungry beggar showing hungry beggars where I'm finding food

my german life:

an american girl in hamburg

Into the Dark With God

A hungry beggar showing hungry beggars where I'm finding food

Breaking ABD

the life of a dissertation writer

Kendra Dahl

reflections on ordinary faith & life


Promoting meaningful connection between churches and families of kids with disabilities for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ.