Give Up On Social Justice
18 November 2014
This is not a political post. It is a grammatical one. What if using the phrase “social justice” is the same thing as saying “I go to church?” Should we call it “spiritual justice?” Think about it. Does a Christian merely meet tangible needs within the social scope of this..
Why Do You Think You’re Here?
11 November 2014
The conversation caught me off guard. “Hey, Tony…” (slurp) I watched as a co-worker I hadn’t yet connected with bent down to get a drink of water from the fountain. “Yeah?” I replied. “I want to ask you something…” (slurp) He took another drink, but..
Considering Camp Lifetree
28 October 2014
You can only learn so much from a catalog. I’ve discovered this (sometimes the hard way) when sifting through the various serving and leadership experiences available for students, be it for our youth group or for my own kids. It’s why I take advantage of..
Resigned to Serve
21 October 2014
Our church recently had an amazing children’s director resign. It’s understandable financially. We couldn’t pay her what her household needed for her to keep doing the job. It wasn’t the first time our financial team approached her over the years to explain that the money coming in simply wasn’t..