Chit-Chat and The Gospel

Chit-Chat and The Gospel

There are not many people I won’t talk to, and there are few situations in which I will choose silence over talking. I find chit-chat easy and rewarding. Sometimes though, work must be done, and it must be done by one’s-self, or without being able to talk...
For The Season Ahead

For The Season Ahead

Great is Thy faithfulnessO God my FatherThere is no shadow of turning with TheeThou changest notThy compassions they fail notAs Thou hast beenThou forever will be We have had a rainy fall. After consulting the thesaurus, it would be more accurate to say we have had an...
When Jesus is Everyday

When Jesus is Everyday

The ladies of camp recently finished a Bible study that started at the beginning of summer. It takes us a while to finish a study during our busy season, finding days to work, and times that matched everyone’s schedule was hard, so some weeks were missed, some...
Smells Like Summer

Smells Like Summer

It’s July. Which seems impossible, but if I were to take a beat and realize how tired I am, I think it would indeed feel like mid summer. If I don’t take a moment to catch my breath, it will be gone too soon. If we all don’t take a moment to slow...
Why We Go Outside

Why We Go Outside

The ground is covered in green hair, the air is warm but breezy. The birds are singing more melodies than I can count, as the clouds float by. I can smell pine trees and the black soil, and hear bugs buzzing and turkeys gobbling. I am in the magical place called the...
When Growing Hurts

When Growing Hurts

Growing up a pastor’s kid, I sometimes think in sermon illustrations. My father often told stories during his sermons that tied in with the scripture that he was was preaching on. The other day as I was driving home from lunch at the dining hall, I had to stop...