This Beautiful Mess

This Beautiful Mess

My wife and I are confronted daily with messes.  It is the nature of having two boys – well, its the nature of having children period.  Yet, the refrains from us are consistent, making our lives feel like  the movie Groundhogs Day: please clean up your room,...
Membership Has Its Blessings

Membership Has Its Blessings

As I delve into a deep study of the nature of the church, I have been reflecting on the joy of being part of a church – sharing a common faith in Christ, committing to one another in the midst of all life’s seasons, serving not our own needs but the needs of...
The Road Less Travelled

The Road Less Travelled

What is Lent? The word “Lent” comes from the Old English word “lengten,” which simply means “spring” — when the days lengthen and new life springs forth. It is a time to anticipate the light over darkness. C.S. Lewis called it a season of a kind of “happiness and...