Take the 14 Day Love Challenge

We love to read the description of Love in 1 Corinthians 13.  It’s a beautiful description of God’s love and the love that Paul expects to see reflected in Christian community. But it’s a challenging love to live out.  It requires that we give the best of ourselves and believe the best in others.  It demands that we allow God’s love to flow through us … Continue reading Take the 14 Day Love Challenge

RE:Lent in a Relentless World

“Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it.  Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good.” – Romans 12:9-21 (MSG) I love that Lent begins on Valentine’s Day this year.  It makes it a bit challenging for those giving up chocolate for Lent, I suppose, but it’s appropriate, nonetheless. At the heart of it, the reflection and … Continue reading RE:Lent in a Relentless World

More Like Mary… and Joseph

The ‘Mary’ in me decided that Jesus cares a whole lot more about my mental stability than whether the little deer on the mantle are grouped in the aesthetically correct numbers. Or if I ever do actually finish those thank you notes. 

Nope. He cares more about your spirit and heart and how you use them to grow and to love on others — his people — maybe even people we don’t understand or agree with, or even like.  Continue reading More Like Mary… and Joseph