Memorizing God’s Word

As part of “Sharing the Story” this year, we’re all going to try to memorize one scripture a month. (No worries, no exams. Whew!) So why are we

The Fishermen’s Story

When I was a kid, I enjoyed the story about Peter and some of Jesus’ other disciples going fishing all night on the Sea of Galilee without catching

Riding on the Rims

Jonathan and Jessica, my 15- and 14-year-olds, have been biking to cross country practice at the High school this summer. This last week Jessica was complaining about what

Following My Guide

I choose to follow my guide – He knows exactly where He is goingI could hold onto who I am now, but that is not who God fully

What Lies Beneath

The Portland Ave. construction work that began on May 1 has claimed my attention. First, because no leader is ever glad when the main entrance to the church

What Is Wisdom?

Wisdom. What is it? Wisdom is one of those words that everybody uses loosely, like gospel, sanctification or justification, but I think people don’t really think about it

Sufferin’ Succotash

 I guess hurtful rhetoric, partisan prayers, and name-calling are the norm in political discourse. I don’t know how you’re handling it, but more than once I’ve said, “Sufferin’

Cookies with Stacey

"You are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works which God prepared in advance for you to do.” Ephesians 2:10Four families from Hope traveled to