Lessons from Ephesus

I’ve been studying and reflecting on Ephesians 4. I love learning about, exploring, and placing myself in the context and culture of Ephesus. Ephesus sounds busy and sought after: There were animals, spices, different languages, ships, fabrics, business and...

Give Me Jesus

“Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.” James 4:14 I’ve been considering the deeper meaning of this verse over the past few days. I think that life moves so quickly –...

Making Time for Interruptions

Those who know me well will get a chuckle out of this one, but I am a person who really doesn’t like abruptness. I like to know what to expect and what to prepare for. I know this probably sounds like quite a few of us in one way or another, especially those of us who...

Connection

As we start 2020, we have designated a space for community and connection for all of those in the Earn While You Learn program. This community space is located in the area that held the Care Closet. We now have a fresh, inviting space for relationship building,...

Finding Rest in the Season of Fatigue

Is it horrible that conversational prayer, talking directly with God, communing with Him in the quiet beginnings of my day, is so difficult for me? That my best strategy for now is writing (typing) my prayers? Somehow putting words on “paper”, seeing the words leap...

The Season of Worry

I have been struggling quite a bit with worry lately. It’s popped up in multiple ways in both my personal and professional life recently, and it has been especially prevalent as we have walked through some challenging and difficult conversations and circumstances with...