This is a book of hope, and I want all of you, dear readers, to live your life with hope.
Pastors, staff, lay leaders, long-time congregants all use church terms as if they learned them in the nursery. And some of them did. It seems that it does not occur to them that the sentence they just said sounds strange.
Meeting people where they are and offering long-term relationships is hard. Caring for people in trauma is hard.
I heard a quote that I’ve been carrying around, “The opposite of division is not unity, it’s collaboration”.
In wearing these costumes, we are unabashedly seeing the hopes and dreams of our kids.
When we talk about us versus them it sets up a battle. That’s what versus does, it pits people against each other.
As per usual when I am thinking about a topic and whether I should write about it, God always lets me know when I am on the right one. I know many people struggle with this. They have pulled me aside and whispered to me about it. They tell me that they are amazed atContinue reading “How do I know I am hearing God?”
In writing this blog, I promised to share my thoughts and I have been really lackadaisical about it. I haven’t posted a thing since I was on vacation two months ago. I keep telling myself that I need to just get on a schedule and stick to it, but I haven’t. This tweet is 100%Continue reading “Is it time to address 1 Timothy 2:12 and 1 Corinthians 14:34-35?”
A picture can’t capture what I can see any better than my perception of the world compared to what God can see.