Reasons I Love Vacation Bible School

    VBS (Vacation Bible School) week can be a difficult, grueling, cruel, thankless and exhausting experience. So why do people continue to pour themselves into these events year after year? I’m glad you asked. Very simply, it’s because VBS week is also one of the most rewarding things a gathering of believers can do. … Continue reading Reasons I Love Vacation Bible School

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Jesus Christ, Harry Potter and Aslan

All good stories are reflections of God’s greatest Story! In a conversation between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien once said, “The story of Christ, is simply a true myth: a myth working on us in the same way as the others, but with this tremendous difference that it really happened...The Pagan stories are God expressing … Continue reading Jesus Christ, Harry Potter and Aslan

Keyboard Courage: Practicing Kindness in the Digital Age

The phrase, "keyboard courage" is probably best defined as, "the act of saying nasty or hurtful things in social media that you wouldn't normally say to someone's face." Social media has done a lot of great things. It has helped us to get and stay connected with one another over vast distances in ways that … Continue reading Keyboard Courage: Practicing Kindness in the Digital Age

Finding God When You Feel Alone

At times every one wonders, “God where are You?” We wonder, “Where is God in the midst of this (you can fill in the blank) – tornado, layoff, tsunami, divorce, terrorist attack, depression…?” Jesus said, “Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:20, NIV) But it’s not always … Continue reading Finding God When You Feel Alone