Please Don’t Offend Me

Easter is fast approaching. My oldest daughter and her husband are going to spend the holiday with us, bringing our other college daughter in tow… or maybe it is she who is towing them along… you never can tell. It is a delight to have grown children who want to come home. I am looking […]

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How a 19 year-old Woman Would Change the Church

This post is a little different as it was originally written by my daughter in answer to prompts given for an assignment in her theology class at her university. In response to the model of the church in the book of Acts, she was required to share how she thought the contemporary church should change. […]

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Finding Crowns

Last week my six year old came dancing into the kitchen wearing a fancy dress and asking me for a crown. “Do I have a crown?” I asked her. “Yes!” she exclaimed, and proceeded to explain to me what I should be finding for her. Sure enough, said crown was nestled in a a bag […]

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The Many Faces of Worship

My daughter Rebecca is taking a class on the history of worship, and one of her assignments was to do a word study on the word “worship” in order to develop a richer understanding of what worship means. Today’s churches typically use the word “worship” to communicate a time of song-filled praise, but it is […]

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