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Apr 20, 2014

Simplicity at Work: A Single Eye

Shortly out of college, overwhelmed by the foreignness of life-after-school, I began to try to simplify my life. Books about simple living were everywhere, and I devoured them. In all my reading about simplicity, I read only one book, Richard Foster’s Freedom of Simplicity: Finding Harmony in a Complex World...Read more +
Apr 24, 2014

Community Post: Simplicity Simplified

Simplicity Simplified It's moments like this I long for simplicity. When my husband is home sick for a couple days; when winter makes spring appearances leading to full-moon type behavior from the kids; when my work is jolted. When our family isn't well, our home is a mess, and my...
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Apr 13, 2014

A Week of Holy

On Sunday morning, we wave our palms and sing Hosanna in the Highest. And I am swept up in the raucous celebration—wondering if the stones are indeed crying out. Yet in the midst of this great joy there is a chilling stillness. Thus begins the journey to the cross. A...Read more +
Apr 13, 2014

Why Holy Week Matters: Taking up Your Cross

by Keri Wyatt Kent
At the cross, Jesus generously gave his life for us. And yet, we can easily take that gift for granted and respond with indifference or entitlement. Third in a three-part series connecting everyday life with scenes from Holy Week: at the table, in the garden, and at the cross. Not...Read more +
Apr 13, 2014

Remember This Easter: Your Life’s Work Is Not Futile

by Max Lucado
The church of Jesus Christ began with a group of frightened men in a second-floor room in Jerusalem. Though trained and taught, they didn’t know what to say. Though they’d marched with him for three years, they now sat . . . afraid. They were timid soldiers, reluctant warriors, speechless...Read more +
Apr 13, 2014

Why Holy Week Matters: Letting Go in the Garden

by Keri Wyatt Kent
Chances are, you won’t have to search long to find something that overwhelms you this week, something that causes anxiety. And Jesus understands what it means to worry. Second in a three-part series connecting everyday life with scenes from Holy Week: at the table, in the garden, and at the...Read more +
Apr 13, 2014

Why Holy Week Matters: Meeting Jesus at the Table

What does Holy Week have to do with our wired lives? Where can our 24/7 lives intersect with the slow, significant events of Christ’s journey to the cross? First in a three-part series connecting our everyday lives with scenes from Holy Week: at the table, in the garden, and at...Read more +
Apr 11, 2014

"As Christians, Does it Matter Where We Live?" - Andy Crouch

"As Christians, Does it Matter Where We Live?" - Andy Crouch
God's plans work, not only on the grand, sweeping scale of stars and galaxies, but also on the small, quirky scale of atoms and particles, and—perhaps the strangest of all—on the messy particularities of our human lives.Read more +
Apr 9, 2014

Grandmother

Grandmother
A disabled father, a hardworking mother, and a small mercantile store—with one forgotten bible left by the previous owners. It doesn't sound like a lot to work with, until you add faith into the equation.Read more +

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