What is the F A T H O M || T R I B E? [Vol. 1.1]

F A T H O M || T R I B E To fathom something is to explore it with great depth and thought. Deriving from ancient nautical terms, a fathom helped sailors measure the depth of a body of water.  Sailors would stretch out their arms holding a “sounding line” across the length of their reach,Continue reading “What is the F A T H O M || T R I B E? [Vol. 1.1]”

Books on our Reading Challenge Lists

As promised last week when we shared our Reading Challenge, this week we’re sharing the books that are on our lists. As we read through our lists this year we’ll share our thoughts here on the blog. Jess’ List: A book about books or reading: Word by Word by Marilyn Chandler McIntyre A book inContinue reading “Books on our Reading Challenge Lists”

FATHOM Reading Challenge

by Jess Fankhauser We’re one month into the new year. Mainstream media and the political landscape of our country can feel overwhelming and disheartening. Here in Indiana it is still cold and dreary. This makes it the perfect time to start reading. (If we’re honest, Drew and I never stop reading, but we thought itContinue reading “FATHOM Reading Challenge”

An Exciting Fathom Book Announcement!

by Drew Moser After many months of dreaming, scheming, emailing, phone calling, and proposal writing, we are pleased to announce that Jess and I have a book deal with NavPress. The working title for the project is Fathom: Exploring the Depths and Potential of Your Twenties. Before I get too far into the book itself,Continue reading “An Exciting Fathom Book Announcement!”

10 things that never make it to our Instagram feeds

by Jess Fankhauser This week there was an article on Relevant Magazine’s website entitled: Millennials’ Biggest Problem: Obsessive Comparison Disorder. As the article discussed the effects of our social media consumption on our mental health, one line stuck out in thinking about vocation and living faithfully in our everyday lives. Obsessive Comparison Disorder makes usContinue reading “10 things that never make it to our Instagram feeds”

Podcasts Every Twentysomething Should Listen To (Part 1)

We here at The FathomBlog are huge fans of podcasts. They provide a way to engage your brain during times when you can’t read (although we love to read). Podcasts are great food for thought during  commutes, exercise, and chores around the house or apartment. They are growing in their power and influence, and are more accessibleContinue reading “Podcasts Every Twentysomething Should Listen To (Part 1)”

What We’re Reading: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“For all books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour and the books of all time.”- John Ruskin The books of all time are rare. Books of all time that speak into the present condition with such power and challenge?  Even more rare. Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates may beContinue reading “What We’re Reading: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates”

5 reasons you have to take a Tech Sabbath…

…and it’s not just to eliminate smart phone hand cramping.  We’re fans of Krista Tippet’s podcast, OnBeing. In a recent episode she interviewed the filmmaker Tiffany Shlain. Tiffany and her husband created the now popular ‘tech shabbat’, a 24 hour fast from SCREENS that has turned into a movement. Take a moment to consider what yourContinue reading “5 reasons you have to take a Tech Sabbath…”