My faith tells me that God is the Creator, but also that God gave human beings the responsibility, the intelligence, and the imagination to take care of this good Earth. When God’s work and our grateful response come together, then the result is always wonderful.
After the beach, much of our vacation this year was spent alongside the estuaries of the Pamlico and the Neuse. Both empty into the broad Pamlico Sound that separates North Carolina from the islands of the Outer Banks. It has… Read More ›
The community of Washington is joining my growing list of “new favorite towns.” Here in North Carolina so far it’s Wake Forest, Black Mountain, Ashville, West Jefferson, Manteo, New Bern, and now Washington. There’s an accessible riverfront, a well-preserved downtown,… Read More ›
“Behold I stand at the door and knock,” Jesus said. The kingdom of God isn’t an entitlement, it’s a gift. Every time I see a beautiful entry or gate, I think of Jesus and the best invitation of all.
I hope you enjoy these few images alongside the river, captured around the neighborhood just before sunset
today – and all vacation long – Rebekah and I are resting in the blessing of this life together.
Today we’ll be resting in God at the beach; we’ll be watching the waves crash onto the shore, understanding that the Holy can crash into our lives in the same way
Are we shining with such integrity and with such signal brilliance that the Kingdom of God is where people want to be? It’s called The exhibition of the Kingdom, and it’s a huge part of our core mission. We’re not just called to guard the light, we are called to be the light…