By: Sheri Owen Two Sundays ago, I sang a song during the offertory and the words have stuck with me since. The song “Remember Me” by Mark Schultz has a chorus that goes: And age to age And heart to heart Bound by grace and peace Child of wonder Child of God I've remembered you Remember … Continue reading What is Wonder in Worship?
By: Lance King Ever detect the significant inner difference between being aware of God’s presence and trusting God’s presence? For me, the first is natural. The second requires continual practice. I appreciated this reminder from Richard Rohr this week: The contemplative is not just awareof God’s Loving Presence, but trusts, allows, and delights in it. One way … Continue reading The “I Love You” Prayer
By: Zac Cannon “I know who the bad guys are,” my five-year old daughter says as we watch some silly kid’s cartoon. “Oh, yea? Who?” But you already know who. We all learn how to spot the “bad guys” pretty quickly in life. They’re the scowling, nefarious, black-clad types. The one’s who stick out from … Continue reading That One Time Jesus Seemed Kind of…Racist
By: Landon Collins Three days a week I drive our youngest daughter Lydia to Chestnut Grove Preschool. Every time we get in the car, she yells, “BIBLE SONGS, BIBLE SONGS”. Three days a week for 16 minutes, we listen to all the old bible songs for kids. There is one song called Let the little … Continue reading Kids & the Kingdom
By: Barbara Edwards On Wednesday evenings we are exploring the Bible, we started with what is the Bible, when and how was it written and now we have various books within the Bible. I had the privilege of first studying and then sharing about the book of Exodus. Exodus really is a great story of … Continue reading Evidently, Obviously Present
By: Landon Collins Last year, my wife and I took an early 10-year anniversary getaway. By early, I mean we took it at 9 years instead of 10. On the trip, I took a book that I had heard about by Bob Goff called Love Does. The first day of vacation I took it down to … Continue reading Blurry Trees
By: Zac Cannon “When Jesus finished saying these things, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the time has come. Glorify your Son, so that the Son can glorify you. 2 You gave him authority over everyone so that he could give eternal life to everyone you gave him. 3 This is eternal life: to know you, … Continue reading God’s Love Life