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
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