When seasons change do you ?
More than a year ago, Colin Kaepernick made waves when he began protesting violence against Black Americans, first by staying seated and later kneeling during the national anthem. Since then, many others have joined in the peaceful protest. Many have also become vehemently angry at them for doing so. I admit, I was among those... Continue Reading →
A question for the ages! How easily dissatisfied humans are when they're lonely. Thankfully, God knows exactly what to do with us when we're feeling that way. We just have to pay attention. It is quite painful for me to tell others about my loneliness. When I do, I feel weak and vulnerable. I hate... Continue Reading →
One of the greatest problems in the church today is a lack of solid discipleship - which is odd, since we were called to disciple others from the beginning.
I just recently returned from a yearly mission trip to Guatemala. This was my third trip, and most of the activities were feeling fairly "old hat." I knew what to do, when to do it, and almost exactly what to expect. We visited two villages, spending two days in each village. We offered medical, dental,... Continue Reading →
If we saw grace lived out in churches as often as we sang Amazing Grace, the Church would be an incredible place indeed.
Are you a worrier or a warrior? Are you living in the identity God chose for you, or floundering in an identity the world assigned you? Read on...
Recently, I was reading a book on faith and theology from the local public library. I’ve been able to get back to reading about faith and theology as a hobby rather than academic “work”, and I’ve been loving it. With this particular book, I was deeply engaged in it and its call to reexamine common... Continue Reading →
If you know me fairly well, you know how much I love my mother. She is my most favorite person on this planet. Of all the strong women I know, and I know many, she is the strongest. She has nothing but purely unconditional love for me, my sister, and my father. Throughout history, there... Continue Reading →