Stay Connected

Posts for Faith Category

There’s Nothing Natural About Disasters

It seems like it’s just been one after another. First Harvey, then Irma, then earthquakes in Mexico, then Maria hitting Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. One devastating blow after another that’s leaving destruction and death in its wake. And so often the vulnerable members of society are the ones who suffer the most. Certainly there are scientific explanations for these disasters. How do we also combine science and theology to make sense of these events on both a physical and biblical level?

The earth is marred by sin

In Christian circles we can speak readily about...

Comments Off

There’s Only One Message

“Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ...

Comments Off

A Prayer Worth Dying For

This is a guest post from contributor Eric Ballard

What are your prayers worth to you?

Really take a minute and consider your prayer life. Examine...

Comments Off

Grace Doesn’t Make Sense (And That’s A Good Thing)

We’ve all heard the story of Zacchaeus and the sycamore tree. In fact, just the mention of his name is probably enough to bring...

Comments Off

The Thief and The Friend

“Now at the feast he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked. And among the rebels in prison, who had...

Comments Off

Accelerate to Celebrate

“Keep the Spirit and remember you must accelerate to celebrate.”— Connie Frances Rich, Texas Amateur Golf Champion

I learned golf from women. Vickie McClure, PGA...

Comments Off

A Beautiful Vine

My family has traveled a lot this summer. We also have a large vegetable garden. Those two things didn’t go together terribly well. While...

Comments Off

On Knowing

In western culture, what we know is a means by which we value ourselves and others. We equate intellectual understanding and its expression as...

Comments Off

He is Jealous For Me

“He is jealous for me
Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree
Bending beneath the weight
Of His wind and mercy”

– John Mark McMillan


Comments Off

Not Just a Moment

Lately, I have struggled.  I am not sure why my soul is so unsettled.  I wonder if I am having a mid-life crisis or...

Comments Off