Monthly Archives For August 2017

Summer 2017: Reflecting on a Joy-Filled Season

As we stand on the edge of Fall, we look with anticipation at many of the things to come; school starting and the flurry of activities that surround that, a new season of events and group activities – resuming the Jr. and Sr. High youth groups, Community Groups starting up, the Harvest Festival, new series… Read more »

The Full Armor of God

The few weeks leading up to community festival and VBS were difficult for me. Many frustrating and difficult roadblocks were appearing in all aspects of my life. To make matters worse temptations that I believed “I” had conquered were resurfacing. I couldn’t put my finger on it at first but things felt out of balance…. Read more »

Do Not Give Up Meeting Together…

Our summer has been amazing, full of adventure with our children and vacations with family.  We have traveled nearly every weekend since the end of June.  Our experiences as a family have been memorable and I treasure them.  However, with all of the missed Sundays, I have begun to notice a feeling of disconnectedness from… Read more »

The Intimate & The Infinite

  A hand on a shoulder, a tear dropping as a weight lifts because of a burden shared.  Bowed heads and private whispers. This may not be the image that typically defines prayer, because too often we try to find that definition in textbooks and institutions. Instead, the prayer that shakes me, the prayer that… Read more »