For Consideration: The Power of Rhythms

For Consideration: The Shaping Power of Rhythms Have you noticed how everyone has been talking about habits (atomic habits, anyone?), schedules, New Year’s resolutions, time management, work/life balance a lot in recent years. As a Christian, have you, too,...

Real Life Experience with Prayer

Real Life Experience with Prayer by Kim Arthur, Director of Communications   “This is not looking good.” Those were my actual thoughts. I was spending longer than I wanted to quiet my fidgety children and pup as they insisted on moving around and even...

On Faith and Friendship in Youth

On Faith and Friendship in Youth  by Pastor Mark Smith Oh, Memories… Everyone can attest to the simple truth that our teen years are some of the most formable years in our entire lives. The memories I reflect on during my teens years are filled with the good, the bad,...

Prayer and Providence in Times of Change

Prayer and Providence: Imagining God’s Power in Change by Mark Smith   The Fatigue of Changing Circumstances “We’ve only been in school for three weeks, and we’ve already had two and a half weeks of quarantine!” was my thought as I drove my seven-year-old...

Forgiveness & Being Let Down

A Tender Heart: Loving Others When They Let You Down by Alexa Hess   Over the years I have found myself becoming more sensitive to the shortcomings of others. Instead of allowing things to roll off, I’ve been bitter or resentful. The season where I struggled the...

Rhyme and Rhythm for Worship Gatherings

Worship: Our Reason and Rhythm   2 Corinthians 3:18, “We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory…”   Works in progress Every disciple is a work in...