we have been called since the moment of our creation to live in community and to work things out together
I couldn't help but chuckle yesterday when I learned that the national spelling bee was decided on a word the country at large can't pronounce, can't define, and can't use in a sentence let alone practice.
rejecting the false narrative that values priorities that do not satisfy at the expense of what's really important,
This is what living in community is supposed to be. The simple celebration of life together. Enjoying what we have in common.
When I go to church, the community doesn't only give my faith a boost, it gives believing the substance and the nourishment that it needs.
I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone…
When they keep you in the hospital longer than expected it's for a reason. So, having documented the reason, by definition the burden of proof becomes more, shall we say, burdensome
If you have more than enough food and there are people starving, then you invite them in to eat; it's a no-brainer. There are people starving for meaning, and purpose, and joy - a restored relationship with God - and we have the words of eternal life...
I am suggesting we turn our attention away from this false and damaging narrative, and offer a new story, one that we begin to tell and to live with such conviction and such a winsome wholesomeness that it drowns out the noise that's coming from so much of the media we seem to be addicted to.
I am a Pilgrim in Progress: I want this morning's post to stand (without any arm-twisting or guilt or leverage) as a persuasive invitation to let everything else…