I have not posted in a while for a number of reasons but today I am compelled to post because of the cultural climate of our country. As a Christian it is disheartening to see such ugliness and hatred. Especially when Jesus calls us to love one another as we love ourselves. I am not… Continue reading Are you willing to do the work?
When I read Psalm 107:23-43 I original listened to it I sent it to a friend who was dealing with some things. I was reassuring her that God was going to give her peace in the midst of the storm. Little did I know that I needed this same scripture. It is really crazy how… Continue reading Ready
Today marks the one year anniversary of the Orlando Pulse shooting and the daily scripture is John 4:20 If a man say, I love God, and hate to his brother, he is a liar: for he that love the not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God who he hath not… Continue reading Love thy neighbor
I don’t know how many times I’ve read Psalm 127. As it is the most famous biblical passage for cherishing children, I imagine I’ve heard roughly a bazillion sermons and references to it. Children are a heritage from god. Our legacy is his legacy, and so we are called to cherish the children. But it… Continue reading A Quiverful of Flannel Sheets
I am applying for jobs and I have been applying to different Christian colleges and universities that ask about my faith statement and faith walk. I have only had experience in secular institutions so I never had to think about my faith statement in a professional or educational context until recently. I answered that I… Continue reading The Church as Love
The world today is disheartening. This week, in particular, with the events in Manchester affecting so many children, and Coptic Christians simply seeking a space to worship in, it is hard to imagine that this is the modern world, and not ancient times. Our bible reading today, which is recounting ancient times, reminds of the… Continue reading Look for the Helpers
One of the most selfless acts of Jesus was washing the feet of his disciples. He wanted to display humility, love, and selflessness. Like any other role model he also wanted to set a good example of living for God. As a young person I believe Jesus sat the best example by demonstrating servant leadership.… Continue reading Service