Holidays often mean homecoming, and homecoming often involves home-going. Travel at Thanksgiving and Christmas always seems to rank among the busiest times of the year. Something like that is happening in Isaiah 2: the Greatest and Most Glorious Holiday, the Day of the Lord, will bring people from all nations back home to the God […]
Three months ago–no kidding, just three months ago!–my daughter was facing a difficult decision brought on by circumstances out of her control. (Yes; it was mostly my fault, but that’s a story for a different time.) Going into her Junior year, moving 43 miles away from the school where she had friends, and teammates, and […]
How do you take a next step in a busy season like Advent? Justin Rossow from Next Step Press has a few helpful tips.
Do you have someone on your rope this Advent? Who will you invite to be on your Team Advent? Who will encourage you and support you and pray for you and process with you, even if you aren’t meeting in an official group at a regularly scheduled time?
We follow Jesus better when we follow him together.
A plane trip with multiple delays brought home to me the truth that our culture is more and more experiencing reality in brief, unconnected moments or scenes without the ability or desire to connect them to a larger narrative. And yet, we have been grafted into The Greatest Story Ever Told. Bridging that distance may mean entering the individual scenes of life with an eye on Jesus and his story.