Changing Pace: Learning the Art of Slowing Down

Many of us have now realized how busy we were before quarantine. My initial reaction to the stay-at-home order was withdrawal and a desire to return to lightspeed. Then, upon week three of reflection and analysis of the good ole days of February, I realized that there are a few things that can be cut from my routines of life. This reflection is healthy pruning and should be part of an intentional life. Afterall, I am living a life on mission (Matthew 28:16) and I value both intentionality and mindfulness. In fact, I spent much of my time in 2019 researching

By |2020-04-15T12:53:45-06:00April 15th, 2020|Book Review|Comments Off on Changing Pace: Learning the Art of Slowing Down

Getting Creative with Family Dinner

Getting Creative with Family Dinner Written by: Stephanie Graham If you're like me, you have cooked more in the past five weeks than you have in your entire lifetime. While there are so many benefits to gathering around the table with your family nightly, you could be feeling like, if you play one more game of eye spy or have another conversation about the number of people wearing masks—you might explode! Well, let me offer some ideas to help you enjoy dinner time with your family again. Theme meals can bring some spice to an otherwise routine meal. For example, spaghetti

By |2020-04-14T11:35:57-06:00April 14th, 2020|Family|Comments Off on Getting Creative with Family Dinner

Resurrection Living: How to Extend the Hope and Joy of Easter

One day each year, Christians around the globe celebrate the literal bodily resurrection of Jesus. We celebrate this historic event because the resurrection validated all of the claims that Jesus made, including claims of deity. In addition to validation, Jesus’s resurrection offers his followers hope in their own bodily resurrection (Romans 6:5) in the age to come. This offers great assurance to Christ followers that life doesn’t end with the sting of death. Easter Sunday brings hope to many and highlights a common problem in the Church today. It’s already a struggle for Christians to bring their Sunday worship into their

By |2020-04-14T16:55:17-06:00April 13th, 2020|Discipleship|Comments Off on Resurrection Living: How to Extend the Hope and Joy of Easter
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