"There is no community, no growing together in faith, no reaching out in mission, no real encouragement, and no accountability watching Osteen (or some other preacher) on TV..."
in today's world we need the real Christmas, Christmas engaged the way God intended, more than ever before.
It's a good thing that women are coming forward, and sharing their stories. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. We need to get below the waterline, we need to cut inequality off where it breeds. In that respect, we are all guilty, we are all implicated, and we all have a lot of work to do.
Rebekah and I love our home, but it's not for any particular architectural features so much as the fact that it is our home, together, something that - unlike this current address - has been almost four decades in the making.
I watched the sun slowly slip over the horizon, and I thought about how beautiful life is, and how important it is to grab hold of these moments when they come along, and how blessed I am to be able to simply rest in the goodness, and to be thankful.
What a beautiful day this is, and what an amazing opportunity is ours to be like the children and embrace learning, and growth, and experiences that stretch us in creative ways.
rejecting the false narrative that values priorities that do not satisfy at the expense of what's really important,
Too many Americans are growing up desensitized to people and inured to violence. I believe it's part of our responsibility as followers of the Living Way of Jesus to invite people into relationship and to reactivate the dulled light in their dormant souls.
This is how we should be. United when it comes to pointing the way to Jesus, but diverse in terms of so many of the details,