my first reflection from the weekend begins with a sanctuary full with friends and family who stood as a collective witness to the undeniable fact that love and light and promise are more compelling, more durable, and more real than death, and defeat, and disappointment.
It is mortality that makes me so sure of immortality. What little I have experienced of the end of life has shown me clearly that life never ends. I know so much of fullness and grace and love and light and promise that life in itself is not enough to explain it!
When someone’s life comes to an end, young or not so young, there is always an invitation for deep reflection.
I’m more than ready for a sanctuary filled with prayer, praise, song, grateful hearts, encouragement, and love.
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever
It’s not that truth is “more” than facts, or that truth is something that needs the support of fact as one of its building blocks; truth is substantially different. And by substantial I mean the composite substance, or the stuff that truth is made of.
God has set eternity in the human heart…
Friday morning Rebekah and I drove over to Chapel Hill to attend a funeral service for the mother of a