We do not pick and choose who comes, we are only to help them to see that they are fearfully and wonderfully made. That this is a safe place, where our uniqueness is welcomed and accepted, and that we can always find common ground between us and our neighbor.
So if out of the mess, we are called into community - which is also messy - but we are free to live as God's hands and feet in the world, what are we free to do?
If you ask me what our guiding philosophy is for the youth & family program for the Our Saviour's 2017-2018 school year, you might hear me use say this line, “Relationships are hard. Feelings are messy. I am enough!” But what does that mean? Relationships are hard. They take work, but God calls us to... Continue Reading →
It was such a beautiful morning yesterday! The sun was shining, there were Deacons in the kitchen, cake and ice cream being served, families and graduates all around, and lots of laughter, smiles, and catching up. There was a lightness to the fellowship that occurred yesterday, and for some, it was like a family reunion!... Continue Reading →
There is a book that is very popular this time of the year. What is the book? -Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss.
Last night was our last Friends in Faith for the year with this group of people. It was a beautiful night, and we had some good conversation, and I think the youth and their friends are ready to work on their faith projects for the fall. Last night, I was reminded of what a phenomenal... Continue Reading →
Mother's Day has always been a day that I try to connect with my mom. But I know many people who do not have good relationships with their moms, friends who have lost their moms, friends who's moms are fighting to live, women who feel alone, and women who feel loved and all across the... Continue Reading →
Ministry is a unique job/career. You are on small staffs, and one of your key coworkers is also your boss/supervisor. The people you serve are in essence also your employers because their contributions is what allows you to have a job and get a paycheck. Yet, ultimately, you are working for God. So ministry is... Continue Reading →