Tag: The Church

GATHER

All over the living rooms of Georgia and Alabama (and many other states with fans, I suspect) crowds will gather tonight. The new Mercedes-Benz stadium here in Atlanta will see its newly polished seats packed as thousands gather to cheer on their favorite team to victory. I’ll be with my own family, dressed in whatever… Read more »

We Will Remember

There is great power in the act of remembering. When we memorize something we say that we have learned it “by heart” signifying that it now dwells deep within us and we remember it fully and completely. When the thief hung by Jesus on the cross he asked him “Lord, remember me when you come… Read more »

Tanzania: Open Doors of Opportunity!

What a tremendously prosperous trip we had to Tanzania!  God continues to open doors of opportunity and clarification as we continue to step out in faith “strengthening and encouraging the Body of Christ internationally…”. Upon arrival our first 2 days were spent ministering in a church 5 hours north of Dar Es Salaam in an… Read more »

Confessions, Chaos and a Path that Leads to Peace

My house felt like an absolute mess! Toys were scattered around the floors, doors to the outside stood open with flies coming in to forage, grass and dirt pieces littered the floor and random cups, plates and shoes were all littered about. AAARRRGGGHHHHH!! It felt like chaos! For several hours we had enjoyed the fellowship… Read more »

Tell Me a Story- A Longing for Liturgy at Home

Our children love to hear us tell stories. Stories really are the language of home. Home movies, scrapbooks, Shutterfly books and the like all tell a part of our family histories. On their birthday we always sit down and tell each child the story of their birth–  the anticipation we felt as new parents, the… Read more »

Compassion Moves Us

  Compassion is a key ingredient in making our lives of ministry both genuine and powerful. We had the opportunity to minster recently at our church here in Georgia and William shared a beautiful message about compassion in and for the church today. I’ve included both the audio file ( about 25 min) and the… Read more »