Can we DTR?

Oh hey, DTR means "define the relationship" in case you did not know. I never actually know who reads these things I write. When I freelance or ghost-write, I don't think on too much about my ongoing relationship with those readers. It is primarily a one and done experience. But, with all of you beautiful [...]

On Disability and Inclusion in the Church

What follows is an edited transcript from a short session I ran at the recent "TASH conference" in Nashville: As I said at the beginning of this panel, my name is Matt Curcio. The capital letter “C” church has been a part of my life since I was about eleven years old. I have worked in [...]

Who do I become?

I wish the title of this post was the question asked of graduating seniors. Who do you plan on becoming? While an acceptable answer is Chuck Norris, its not entirely what I am trying to get at This question is less about meeting your potential and more about coming to terms with who you were created to [...]

What’s Next…?

Chances are you have been asked on a fairly consistent basis even since the beginning of your senior year; what is next? I know that when I was in my last year of college this was the question on the tip of every person's tongue. Whether a new acquaintance, an old friend or a current [...]

Peace, Thanksgiving and Responsibility

Here are the first three parts of this study of Colossians 3. Catch up by clicking on each part:  Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 Let the message of Christ dwell among [...]

The “To Do” List

Check out Part 1 and Part 2 to this series on Colossians 3. Today we are going to look at verses 12-14. First, though, I want to touch again on verse 11. Because before we move onto the list of what things to bring into genuine Christian Community we have to start with the basics. [...]

How To Keep Yourself off the Naughty List

Before I start this blog, if you haven't, check out part one in this series by clicking here. If you already read that post here is a quick refresher: We looked at the first 4 verses of Colossians 3. Basically a good summary of the blog would be to say that we have to work [...]