It might seem counterintuitive that a Christian would be afraid to fly. And aren't we supposed to have dealt with irrational fears and a propensity to worry, simply because Jesus told us to?
Each year our church hosts a luncheon for our elderly members. The servers are our fifth graders.
I don't know what it will take to get us to stop bearing false witness against our neighbors. To stop writing Jews out of their own story. To finally wipe this ancient stain from the Christian heart.
Quinn G. Caldwell
Perhaps it's a failure of imagination or nerve, but I simply cannot conceive of a world where our existence simply ends at death.
We imagine that we have arrived, that we are the smart, the strong, the good and the successful. But face to face with Jesus, we find that maybe we have made a little too much of ourselves.
Thank you for all the small and precious stories of unquenchable spirits.
What is the difference between an empty cup and a full one?
Are you are doing a good job of welcoming people who have never experienced religious community before?
In one church, a painful rift developed between church members who wanted to use scarce funds to spruce up the church's fellowship hall, others who wanted the funds to go directly to needy persons.
Many well-meaning religious teachers taught us that there are requirements for God to love us. But Jesus says this is a lie.