Category: The Larger Story
Why do we all long for home? Because we were created for home – for Shalom – that sense of peace, wholeness, goodwill to men, for a moment all is right with the world. We all long for a place for relationships that invite us into that sense of home. But have you ever considered whether God longs for home?Read More
And I did forget things. And my teaching wasn’t perfect. But God still moved and lives were still changed. I didn’t do my job perfectly…or even as well as I would have liked…but I was at rest on my insides, connected to God and connected to community. That is huge.Read More
I struggle with enjoying what I am doing, when I am doing it – especially on vacation. I would love to savor moments, instead of spending so much time regretting what we didn’t do or wishing we had done something differently.Read More
“On the night of his betrayal,”
Jesus restored us into his fellowship of faith, hope, and love. He is acquainted with personal betrayal and in himself offers us the answers to our own betrayal.
“Until then, there are three things that remain: faith, hope, and love—yet love surpasses them all. So above all else, let love be the beautiful prize for which you run.” 1 Corinthians 13:13Read More
David and I have decided our goal in parenting is for our girls to look back and see love. In spite of all our mistakes and flaws, quick reproaches or unattainable expectations, we want them to reflect and remember love. There is much at stake. We don’t want to get in the way of the redemptive work of God in their hearts. When these two covenant babies hear the voice of the Father say, “You are mine,” we want it to sound so right, so familiar, so easy to follow because it’s as if they’ve heard it all their lives. May they never remember a day when they did not worship the One True King.Read More