Finding Perspective: New Every Morning

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;    his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness. - Lamentations 3:22-23 - Derek Maul writes in North Carolina Monday morning I woke up early enough to walk the dog just as the sunrise was beginning to push its way over the trees to the east. …

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Our opportunity to embrace this season of change

So then, if anyone is in Christ, that person is part of the new creation. The old things have gone away, and look, new things have arrived! - 2 Corinth 5:17 The photo is from Saturday morning. Today - so far - is foggy and damp. But something has shifted and leaves are beginning to …

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moving beyond the default male settings #NewCreation

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! - 2 Corinthians 5:17 There is a lot that gives me joy here in Wake Forest, especially as regards WFPC (the reason we moved to this community, four years ago this week). But if there's one area where …

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Rest, Reconciliation, and Restoration from the Emerald Isle…

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17 It's not easy to post when we're in the middle of teaching, but I wanted to share a brief word about this new adventure together Rebekah and I are enjoying. I've …

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“Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?”

“Look, here is water! What is to prevent me from being baptized?" - Acts 8:37 I love the freshness that comes with a good, long, soaking rain. The air is clear, the plants look stronger, the coating of pollen and dust is washed away; you can just breathe in the sense of growth and possibility. It's like …

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