If You Know Who You Are, You Will Know What to Do

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:1-3, NRSV)

Enough

I just finished reading Enough by Adam Hamilton. It’s a basic book about giving and living a financial life that pleases God. I’ll admit, I read through it pretty fast. There are good points and important principles for managing finances in a way that aligns with biblical teaching. Each chapter has some great questions to helpContinue reading “Enough”

2015 Goals – Mid-year reveiw

At the beginning of this year, I set some goals for myself. I thought about them and talked them over with Racer. Some seem silly, some are more important. I suppose if I set some goals then I really should take time to review them and see how I’m doing right? No point in settingContinue reading “2015 Goals – Mid-year reveiw”

Open Letter to my friend that is making a similar journey that I made 5 years ago…

Dear friend, I remember the day well. Our church friends came and helped us pack up most of our belongings into a truck that was too small but somehow expanded in a quasi-loaves-and-fish sort of way. It was hard. And the next day, we left. Our family went on a new adventure. Now it’s yourContinue reading “Open Letter to my friend that is making a similar journey that I made 5 years ago…”

Building Community

I heard those words a lot this weekend. Building community. I think every person who spoke to us at orientation said something like “seminary isn’t just about training you for ministry, it’s about building community here on campus and beyond.” Well, that’s my interpretation of what they said. We also were warned about interpreting, butContinue reading “Building Community”