Wreck the Temple

Leave a comment

March 30, 2015 by Austin McNair

Jesus-Cleansing-the-TempleFor Holy Week of 2014, I was glad to write two articles for Missio Alliance about a church practice in Hill City Church called “Wreck the Temple.” Once a year, our communities gather together to openly discuss what bothers us about Christianity, Christian culture, and even, our own church. “Wreck the Temple” promotes honesty and openness while pushing us to become a better representation of the way of Jesus.

Here are the links to the two articles I wrote:

1.) “Wreck the Temple

2.) “Wreck the Church – A Reflection

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Welcome.

Currently Reading

Follow on Instagram

Almost every day when I arrive at work I jot down the words “Live it Well” in my notebook. It’s a reminder to embrace the day, live intentionally, and to be grateful. I’m happy to borrow these lyrics from @switchfoot, an incredible band who Lillian and I saw for the fourth time together tonight. We always leave their shows inspired and with more hope than we walked in with. “Life is short; I wanna live it well One life, one story to tell Life is short; I wanna live it well And you're the one I'm living for Awaken o my soul Every breath that you take is a miracle Life is short; I wanna live it well.” #liveitwell #loveisournativetongue #switchfoot #gratitude #hopeisananthem #whereibelong #nativetongue #foreverstartsnow @colonyhouse
My Valentines! 😍❤️🐻
My guy is getting bigger! #cassianmichael #🐻McNair
For the last three years I have worked with my friend Eric Teoh on an advocacy initiative in my neighborhood to correct a mistake - made by Arlington County staff - which was having a devastating effect on the quality of life for hundreds of my neighbors, disproportionately those in lower income situations. Well, this week the Arlington County Board unanimously voted on a resolution which will solve the issue that we fought so hard to fix! It is a HUGE win for the people of my neighborhood. Read more here: https://www.arlnow.com/2019/01/29/county-repeals-controversial-parking-restrictions-in-forest-glen-arlington-mill-neighborhoods/ The Arlington County Board members should be proud of themselves for stepping in and making this change. I am thankful for all my friends and neighbors who helped support our initiative along the way! Local politics may be a boring hobby (I can recall some meetings where I wanted to tear my eyes out). BUT you better believe that there are some very opinionated people in these local meetings who are making a lot of decisions about your life. If you’re fired up about politics in general then I highly suggest you get involved at the local level. It may feel good to voice your political opinions on social media, but in the end, you are not having a very big impact. If you want to make a difference, you have to get involved at the local level. #localpoliticsmatter #communityorganizing #theobstacleistheway #lovethyneighbor #lovethyneighborhood
This cold is unbearable! 📸by @lillimcnair 🐻🐻🐻
Not a bad way to end 2018... just dropped in at @tristargym and took a class instructed by the legend @georgesstpierre.
%d bloggers like this: