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The Invisible Mom

The Invisible Mom

The Invisible Mom

“Does anyone see me?” The rise in social media is evidence that this question matters. So many of us want to feel noticed. We update our statuses, post pictures, and expose parts of our lives that a decade or so ago would have remained unknown, invisible, and unseen. I’m not against social media, but do

Soul Keeping: What Is The Soul?

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it. What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world,

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Asks, “What Is The Church?”

The movement upward [toward God] cannot be separated from the movement toward our neighbor. Both belong indissolubly together . . . Standing under God’s rule means living in community with God and with the church. DIETRICH BONHOEFFER, SANCTORUM COMMUNIO In his diary Bonhoeffer recorded that Palm Sunday was “the first day that something of the

Overcoming Worry: God Is In Control

When legitimate concern morphs into toxic panic, we cross a boundary line into the state of fret. No longer anticipating or preparing, we take up membership in the fraternity of Woe-Be-Me. Christ cautions against this. — Max Lucado, pastor A few years ago, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook became a best seller and spun off an entire series of

There is Nothing God Can’t Turn Around

  Turnaround Power In the beginning, God entered the darkness and displayed His turnaround nature. He spoke words that turned darkness into light and filled the emptiness with fruitfulness. His power brought order into the chaos. Our Creator God turned the dust of the earth into breathtaking birds of the air and into beasts of

Finding Good Christian Movies for Kids

Hollywood has declared 2014 the year of the Bible, with more big Biblical movies and faith-based projects coming out over the next 12 months then what we’ve seen in a long time. If you’ve been paying attention to the headlines lately you can’t miss the attention on these current and upcoming releases. First there was

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