Think about the unequaled prize that liberty is, the impossible to overstate value and uniqueness of the rights we as Americans enjoy, and the incalculable cost of winning and maintaining such priceless freedoms! Every church in this country should be full to overflowing with grateful people!
We cannot legislate morality and we cannot pass a bill that stops irresponsibility. But we can work together to be more of a connected, concerned, supportive, accountable, mutually encouraging community.
The most interesting nugget I picked up from our visit was this observation by one of the Palestinian Christian leaders: "Our biggest threat is not from Israel," he said. "It's not the Jews who scare us so much as American Evangelicals."
the more I do understand the more the beauty and the complexity and the simplicity and the scope and the fine detail and the limitless possibility inherent in all that I am constantly learning leads me into God's embrace.
Humility, vulnerability, and wide-open hearts may well be the cure for the malaise that runs deep and wide in our culture
If it's Saturday morning then it must be soccer. David and Beks are only 20 months apart, so they get to play on the same "Y" recreational team.
What unites us is our choice to follow Jesus, what divides us is unimportant...
if it wasn't this difficult, this rich, this challenging, this meaningful, this important... then it wouldn't be God I was contemplating.