My vulnerable heart in a post-lockdown world
July 15th, 2020
by Maranda Ellis "What are your feelings about returning to church, returning to gathering together as a church body?” At first I struggled to understand why this question would be asked. It seemed ...
What am I to do?
June 4th, 2020
Anger, shock, horror, disgust, sorrow, despair. I am guessing that some of these words describe how you are feeling since the murder of George Floyd last week. And those feelings were amplified after ...
God's Word in tumultuous times
May 17th, 2020
Everything is different, yet nothing has changed.If you remember nothing else from this article, remember that. Everything is different, yet nothing has changed. Our public lives, private lives, jobs,...
June 22nd, 2019
It took us 30 weeks to work through the book of 1 Corinthians in a series we called “Faithful”, where we saw the ongoing faithfulness of Jesus demonstrated in grace to a remarkably unfaithful people (...
When should my child be baptized and take communion?
May 14th, 2019
This is an important question for every Christian parent to answer—and an exciting one when it comes up! I wish I could say that there is a clear-cut, one-size-fits-all answer, but important things ar...
This body is on a mission
May 9th, 2019
He allows for individuality, but only in the sense of distinction for the sake of harmony, like a musical chord, where the beauty comes not from each individual note but from the combination of sound....
Be intentionally intentional
March 27th, 2019
He compares the Christian life to training for and running a race. Now I don’t know about you, but I’ve never accidentally gotten in shape. I’ve never accidentally run a race—and I most certainly have...
Already Sons and Heirs
June 16th, 2018
Local missions. This is a term commonly used and heard in today’s churches. But what does it mean? Local is a straightforward word—close to home. But missions? What does that look like? Does that me...