This time of year you start reading a number of posts or books about going back/starting college, but not as many about just simply going back to school whether that be elementary school, middle school, and/or high school. The truth is a vast majority of students are still in public/private grade schools. For Christians the question … More Back to School
We live in an age that does not have a very good concept or grasp of Christian commitment when it comes to loving our neighbor as our self. We interpret these words to mean that we should treat each other well not that we should commit to each other whether the relationship is going well … More Relational Commitment
I love Thanksgiving. I love the time off and the time with family, but over the years I’ve noticed that Thanksgiving has not been too connected to much if any Christian meaning. Although there is a rich theology of giving thanks to draw from, the holiday itself seems a bit a drift. For many churches … More Has Thanksgiving Lost Its Christian Meaning?
Community can be hard to come by. It’s not a shock for me to write something like this. But having, keeping, and maintaining friends let alone a loving and supportive community is pretty hard to come by. I remember talking to one younger person engaged in ministry. I asked him who he talked to for … More Why Community Can Be Hard to Come By