When We Don't Know What We Don't Know

When We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

As often happens with me, recent circumstances, completely unrelated to each other, have stirred some thoughts in me and brought me to wonder if there isn’t a correlation between them. Sure enough, there is. A close friend of mine, who…

Trials

Trials

Trials. Some we see coming. Other times, we’re blindsided. Some we keep to ourselves, while others we have to live out in front of everyone. Some last a short time; others we must learn to live with for the rest…

Whom Does a King Choose for a Friend?

Whom Does a King Choose for a Friend?

Speaking of choosing wise friends (see Pastor Jay’s sermon from Sunday, May 31), what’s your favorite friendship in the Bible? It just so happens I’ve been reading about the relationship of David and Jonathan this past week. I’m struck by…

Love in Action

Love in Action

Have you ever wondered if you’re loving Jesus enough? Or in the right way? For a glimpse into how others who knew Him best showed their love for Him, let’s take a look at the reaction of His closest friends—Mary,…

Confession and Reflection

Confession and Reflection

One old tradition I loved about this church when I was a little girl, attending it for the first seven or eight years of my life, was the taking of communion. I remember my mom’s hand holding her cup away…