Church · Feb. 2019 Posts · History · Theology

Reputation vs. Repentance

Growing up, I was fascinated by stories from the past. I have so many great memories of visiting relatives, sitting on the porch with them, and talking non-stop about so and so and how our family history is connected to this and that. It was fascinating and, I suppose, partly why I became a history… Continue reading Reputation vs. Repentance

Church · Feb. 2019 Posts · Missions · Theology

Speaking from Experience

I read this article last week and have been thinking about it ever since. This quote sums it up well. People who live abroad get broken there.....They have seen poverty and the global realities of politics and their own ideas on these topics have been transformed. They are no longer welcome, when they speak from… Continue reading Speaking from Experience

Church · Feb. 2019 Posts · Theology

On Ministry Leadership

Years ago, I jumped at the chance to lead church ministries. Need someone to teach a Bible study? Sign me up. Need someone to organize and launch a ministry? Not a problem. Need a support person to float around the room making sure everyone's comfortable? I'm your girl. I was eager to live and breathe… Continue reading On Ministry Leadership

History · Jan. 2019 Posts

“A Whole World is Hidden from Us”

I've been thinking about the term "perspective" lately. It's a loaded term. According to the online Mirriam-Webster dictionary one definition is, "The interrelation in which a subject or its parts are mentally viewed." That sounds a bit like word salad to me, so I looked it up in the Mirriam-Webster ELEMENTARY dictionary which says, "The… Continue reading “A Whole World is Hidden from Us”

Jan. 2019 Posts

Beginning

I start this blog apprehensively. I've heard that the best place to share is in "safe spaces" and my hunch is that the blogosphere ranks near the bottom of that list (Twitter probably being rock bottom). As an external processor, though, I have a fierce desire to experience the beauty and burdens of life "out… Continue reading Beginning