Learning Who I Am (and some other thoughts)

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 […]

What the Church Has Right

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 […]

Kony 2012 – Loving Your Enemies

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 […]

Trusting Ice

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 […]