Giving…More Than a Feeling

This isn’t a newsflash, but tomorrow is Thanksgiving. However, this post is not really about Thanksgiving. It is about giving, though! Eric Foley of the Mission Increase Foundation shares some insights about Biblical giving that are, frankly, quite challenging. Check ’em out: More Than a Feeling, Part I More Than a Feeling, Part II With…

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A Testimony

In 2 Corinthians 3, Paul wrote to the Corinthian church: “…you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.” Paul recognized that while God had used him to carry the Good News…

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Some Barna Research

From The Barna Group: What is the connection between childhood faith and adult religious commitment? Parents and religious leaders are naturally interested in knowing if spiritual investment in young lives pays off in the long run.A recent study conducted by the Barna Group provides new insights into this age-old question. The survey asked adults to…

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A Few Friday Photos

It’s a beautiful Friday afternoon! It’s a noisy Friday afternoon. There’s the clattering of pool sticks and balls,the chattering of children, and enough other clanging and banging that it’s most assuredly a noisy Friday afternoon! Can you think of a better way to kick off the weekend than heading over to the Rec Center for…

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Cardinals Game!

Sometimes it seems like life is full of difficult decisions. You wake up and have to decide between Captain Crunch or Raisin Bran, decaf or double shot, apple juice or orange juice Heavy stuff. Or maybe someone offers you tickets to a football game. You can take some friends along with you….19 friends, to be…

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Reaching Children for God

The great evangelist D. L. Moody once said, “If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God!” Seriously, Mr. Moody? Your entire ministry — devoted to children? That seems to be a rather strong statement. Yet, I think I understand. Children are like little sponges. Adults have…

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A Few Hoedown Memories

Saturday’s hoedown featured great food, fellowship, and fun. The organizer of the evening (David Varela) takes a break with his mother. Collecting donations was this pistol-packing farmer.

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It’s Almost Hoedown Time!

Aim Right is bringing a little country to the city this Saturday night. That means it’s time to dust off your boots, shine your Texas-sized belt buckle, and get your Stetson out of the closet. The best-dressed cowboy and cowgirl will win a prize, and rumor has it that it’s a gift card for some…

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