Here in America, we are being seduced by the notion that putting ourselves first is good for us. But the scriptures teach otherwise...
Our home was literally vibrating with conversation, with love, with the heartbeat of what it means to be a community of believers
I believe that the voices of those who understand this - the reasonable among us - need to well up, to stand up, to join together, and to be heard.
what we are is the living, breathing, growing, interactive, on-our-feet-and-mobile, STORY of real people who worship God, love Jesus, and live it out through the power of the Holy Spirit.
The campus of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. As we used to say in the early 80's, "more than just an amazing frissbee golf course...."
we had the masters degree, a call to Pensacola, an 8-week-old baby, and hearts full of hopes and dreams...
"Jesus is a little more inclusive than some of his followers tend to be." Jesus is God's invitation; Jesus is the gate itself, not a "Check your ID at the door" gatekeeper.
the beautiful privilege of living in the light comes also with the responsibility to follow Jesus in such a way that others are invited into the story.