Recently I moved to a city that I knew very little about. It's truly been a seamless transition, and I've actually forgotten that I've lived here for such a short time. What has made it such a seamless and easy transition, you ask? I have been welcomed with open arms. One great source of welcome… Continue reading The Power of Being Welcomed.
"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up."~Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 There is no question about it: every human being needs other human beings. As a… Continue reading Single Sundays-The Gift of Community.
"Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the… Continue reading The Word on Wednesday
"Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies."~1 Corinthians 6:19-20 Our bodies are gifts given to us. These bodies are the vehicles which allow us… Continue reading Your Body=A Temple of God
"Then Jesus said to His disciples, "Whoever wants to be My disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow Me."~Matthew 16:24 A new year seems to signal hope for many people. Yet many are struggling with heavy crosses, wondering when the joy in a new year will come. One family lost a… Continue reading Carrying Heavy Crosses.