Faith (sharing our part in God’s story)
As a writer, I appreciate the image of God as the Author of Life. I know He has written a specific story for me, a story that is just one thread in a rich tapestry of colorful stories, a story that He loves revealing to me, one page at a time.
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Posts in the Faith category include:
March 27, 2013
Amy Carmichael was an Irish Christian whose faith story includes serving the poor of Belfast and the abused of India. I have loved this poem of hers for more than 20 years, but I have not been able to learn the story of when she wrote it or why. If you know, I’d love it [...]
February 13, 2013
A cross of ashes grits across my oily forehead under the calloused thumb of a fellow sinner One day each year we exchange masks for marks and find grace a a Tweet
January 30, 2013
“The music’s too loud.” “The sermon’s too long.” “The drummer needs a haircut.” “There’s a typo on the PowerPoint.” “Why doesn’t that kid in front of me turn around?!” “Do we really need to have 15 minutes of announcements before we even get to the sermon?” “Is that guy wearing shorts? In church?” If someone [...]
November 21, 2012
Need some help unwinding during the holiday? Take three and a half minutes to watch this simple video. Repeat as needed.
October 3, 2012
I still contend that I’m not really a political person, even though I’ve had many in-depth conversations about politics this year, particularly after my post about respecting President Obama. Those conversations have got me thinking. Not concluding; just thinking. One of the things I’ve been thinking about is, Why don’t conservative Christian Republicans seem to [...]
September 12, 2012
Jesus and Captain Kirk I always pictured Jesus as one of the cool kids—confident, likable, admired by the masses and willing to stand up to the authorities. Sort of a Biblical Captain Kirk or Dirty Harry. You would never call Him “popular,” because that would be too superficial. But you knew He was cool, and [...]
July 25, 2012
During one of our Bible studies together, my neighbor gave me a copy of an article about Proverbs 8. I hunted down the article online after she left, to discover its source. It seems to come from a book called Come Be My Follower, published by the Watchtower. I spent some time studying the article, and I [...]