God and Money
Martin Luther once said that there are three conversions necessary in the Christian life: the conversion of the mind, the conversion of the heart, and the conversion of the purse.
My Mom was always renovating her house. She was never satisfied with it, always seeing another reality and moving toward it with seeming abandon.
In Luke 8:40-56, Jesus heals a woman who can’t stop bleeding and raises a child from the dead. It’s a remarkable summary of what Christ came to do.
I close the Coleman stove and touch my forehead: my skin is moist from the hot sun's meddling on my campsite. Night has descended, leaving me with an orange polyester mound and metal poles to make...
Gift and Grace
There are 420 students at Kingswood, representing many different ethnic backgrounds, and 42 different languages spoken. Kingwood's pre-K through fifth-grade student body comes largely from the...
We'll be using wine in the Lord's Supper, beginning in February.
The Story We Must Tell Ourselves in 2017
What story will you tell yourself this year?
The Antidote For Christmas
Your words were found, and I ate them; ...
Next Door As It Is in Heaven: Getting to Know Our Neighbors
Nobody really wants to go back to the 1940's and 50's, but authors Lance Ford and Brad Brisco suggest that we can be part of living, vibrant neighborhoods like those that often existed back then.
Then Sings My Soul
One of the first things you notice when visiting a church is its musical style.