I feel like I’ve been drifting. It makes me wonder. Do I really need God? I’ve been doing pretty good so far… yet still I know I need Him. He seems so far away. /// But that was earlier. Now I feel forgiven. The peace that passes understanding is rolling over me. But as much […]
I observed the church for a week. I saw enacted before me a vision of the community of believers as it was intended. People gathered in their weakness. The church does not shy away from mistakes. People believing even when it seems futile, and being rewarded! God is faithful. The few who are deeply in […]
I admit it. I’m a band nerd. I take private lessons on my instrument, participate in every possible band opportunity available and practice on average 900 minutes a month. So needless to say I was quite excited when the time came around for the band trip.
Easter is upon us. A time to ponder and reflect. To cry and weep. To laugh and celebrate. To eat chocolate, to watch the arrival of spring, and the renewal of life. For some it is the time of love and joy, for others it is a time of great sorrow. And for the follower […]
In light of the recent Kony 2012, an interesting question arises for the follower of Christ. In Matthew 5 in Jesus’ sermon on the mount he says: “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be […]
Recently, I went on an experience that was completely new for me. I tried ice climbing. Frontier Lodge, a Christian camp puts on the program “Intro to Ice,” and an older friend encouraged me to go. I definitely don’t regret the experience. However, when it was done, I didn’t just bring back good memories, I […]