Guys, I got to spend 48 hours in New York City with some of my oldest friends (nearly 30 years and nearly 10 years!) for a birthday party last weekend and it was the best thing ever ever. There is … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: New York City Edition
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The New York Times is reporting that Trump wants to repeal the Johnson Amendment, which forbids churches from endorsing candidates, campaigning, or donating to political candidates. That seems like … [Read more...] about Keep Politics Out of My Church (No. Really).
He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:6-8 **** Have courage and be … [Read more...] about Have Courage, and Be Kind
Every Friday a community of writers practice "7 Gratitudes" on our blogs. Connect with us by following the link at the end! He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: Walk Humbly
Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Paul, Romans 6:3 Have you ever felt a toddler fall asleep while you were holding her? It still … [Read more...] about Thoughts on a Less Aggressive Death to Self
"When do I give thanks, Mary C?" "When you're sorrowful, give thanks. When you're angry, give thanks. When you're in despair, give thanks. When you feel helpless, give thanks." *** "How can we sing … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: Inauguration Edition
'Because evangelicals view their primary task as evangelism and discipleship, they tend to avoid issues that hinder these activities. Thus, they are not generally counter-cultural.' Divided By Faith: … [Read more...] about Remembering to Repent [Racial Justice and Evangelicals Pt I]
"What do you do when sh*t hits the fan?" Be thankful. All the time. "About what, Mary C?" Everything. Anytime. If you're bored, be thankful - lonely, be thankful - fat, be thankful - angry, be … [Read more...] about 7 Gratitudes: Week 1