Monthly Archives: February 2010

Generous Hospitality

Some might call me thrifty, others may call me “resourceful”.  If you could crawl inside my heart at times, a better word might be stingy. Yes, I still think it is a good thing to pinch pennies, to try to … Continue reading

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Finding Joy in Success?

We live in a culture obsessed with success.  No matter how unmotivated certain people seem to be there is still a desire to be successful.  Being successful and desiring success isn’t in itself wrong but we must evaluate the place it holds … Continue reading

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Sustaining Grace

Justin Taylor posted this last week and I found it helpful, so I had to pass it along.  John Piper, as you may know, has some poetic sensibilities.  So when he preached on sustaining grace from Jeremiah 32:36-41, he wrote … Continue reading

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A theology of ghosts?

I had a very interesting conversation with an Episcopal Priest from a 300 year old church recently.  He described to me some of the “paranormal” activity that surrounds the old church and graveyard where he serves – including some inexplicable … Continue reading

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Monday News

On Valentine’s Day the Howell CG offered babysitting as a way to raise money for OneMission. A fun time was had by all. Click on the picture below to view a slideshow  from the day. A heartfelt thank-you – to the … Continue reading

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2 Random Thoughts (Mindless: Part 3?)

I have a brain of sludge these days, so hopefully something here makes sense… 1.  A random thought to laugh at (or maybe just marvel incredulously!): I looked out my window at the freshly fallen snow that blanketed everything as … Continue reading

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Sledding!

I am amazed, time and time again, how much our parents and teens (IO)  love to be together.  It really is a wonderful expression of fellowship within the local church.  It’s the gospel that brings us together and it’s the … Continue reading

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