Be the Helpers

By | 2018-01-16T05:50:49+00:00 November 4th, 2016|

  "If you look for the helpers, then you'll know that there's hope." Fred Rogers It's overwhelming, really, where we have found ourselves. True, we do see the great needs in the world a little bit: the hurricanes and other natural disasters are often in the headlines, but let's be honest: scandal sells and attention is [...]

Minimalization for Maximum Mission

By | 2018-01-17T22:14:25+00:00 June 4th, 2016|

  “The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.” Elise Boulding Even from an early age, the words of Jesus found in the Gospels have resonated so deeply in my mind and heart. I've always seen Jesus, not as [...]

For Tomorrow: a reminder to keep on

By | 2018-01-17T22:17:51+00:00 May 9th, 2015|

  I love music and spoken word that challenges and teaches. Here's one of my favorite poets, Joel Mckerrow, and his poem, "For Tomorrow."  When we were watching this as a family, toward the end, my daughter turned to me and said, "That's Heaven!" and I smiled and said, "Yes it is, honey." The Kingdom [...]