Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust
Ash Wednesday is one of my favorite services hosted by Christ Community every year. In the words of our campus pastor, “It’s sadder here,” and he’s right it is. Beautifully sad. Ever humbling. Sorrow stirring.
A Lasting Legacy Can Be an Act of Faith
As Christians, we are called to be stewards — stewards of our faith, of our loved ones, and of the things in our lives that God has blessed us with. Estate planning is a meaningful way to care for yourself, your family, and the communities and ministries close to your heart.
Fresh Insight into the Ten Commandments
Someone once said insight isn’t primarily about getting new information but about seeing old information in fresh ways. This happened to me recently with the Ten Commandments.
Chosen and Beloved
This past fall, our family took a short trip to visit friends in Texas. During our visit, we all decided to take a hike along some wilderness trails not far from where we were staying. As we began our adventure with our friends, which included six young children, we expected there would be difficulties along the way.
Is humility that quiet? A common misconception.
There are few virtues quite as celebrated and yet still mysterious as humility. Even the most morally dense know enough to not claim it, and no one knows exactly how to get it.
Five Reasons to Practice Solitude
As disciples of Jesus, our goal is to become like him. We must imitate our master Jesus for that to happen. He was not afraid to be alone because he knew his Father was with him.