How will you begin your Lenten season? Miriam McKenney talks to her teens about their Lenten disciplines and reflects on the importance of taking children to Ash Wednesday worship. When we honor and face death, we prepare ourselves to be welcomed in to new life in Jesus.
Epiphany offers us a chance to remember that Jesus was a king, but not the king people thought he would be. He was a baby, a child of God, and his life promised that we, too, would all be children of God. The prophets foretold him, God revealed him, the Three Kings honored him, and we adore him.
Studying Exodus with teenagers is teaching me.
Every time I’ve allowed God to prune, uproot, and replant me, my actual wildest dreams and secret hopes have flowered and fruited in ways that were beyond my imaginings.
A few weeks ago, my youth group joined Southern Ohio’s Diocesan Big Read, where we all read Exodus in community. What would my youth group think of my plan to have Bible study each week? Would extra snacks help? Here’s what happened.
What follows this verse in Philippians is a reminder that if we follow the practices mentioned in this chapter, the God of peace will be with us.
I know how it can be hard to separate co-parenting from the pain of divorce. But I also know God is still at work in my life.
“How did I get here?” I thought. “More importantly, how do I get out?”
Everyone loves babies. They know where they’ve come from and they know to whom they belong: Infinite Love.
By sharing in our brokenness, we find healing. We find God.