I know that Lent is almost upon us because today my Michigan friends were posting pictures of paczkis on Facebook. And yes I had to look up how to spell that word. Growing up Baptist Lent was not something I observed or practiced or even knew anything about. Once my world expanded a little bit … Continue reading Lent this Year
Very few hills are worth dying on. God is love, Jesus is God, and we have a huge need. Die on those hills and get off the rest.
I grew up going to "an old fashioned Bible believing Baptist church." I asked Jesus into my heart by way of the Romans road in a King James Version Bible. I would and will tell you that God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whosoever believeth in Him shall … Continue reading The Church
I noticed something this week while reading the story of Moses in Exodus and Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber. It's something I started to pick up on while reading JS Park's The Life of King David. It struck me again this morning while I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a picture of a church service that caters … Continue reading Here’s the thing about murderers
There's been a lot going on in my heart lately. I think more than I've realized what is going on in the States, particularly in Ferguson and now New York, has weighed on me. Which is okay. It's good. I'd rather know and be burdened than live ignorant. But it's a helpless burden, because what … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the abstract
This week we're starting to wrap things up! (Only 8 more days of school!) Fortunately, "wrapping things up" means a lot of shared meals! Two weeks from today I'll be in Brooklyn! Articles worth checking out: The Best Burger in Every State at Business Insider - I just think this might come in handy. In which … Continue reading Check this out!
A surprisingly small amount of internet goodies from the past two weeks. Articles/blog posts: Dealing with anger in race relations at between worlds - I relate a lot to what this woman spoke of, although she has learned so much more than I have in this area. I am still learning how to engage in … Continue reading Check this out!