What’s at the top of the hill?

Did you have many trick-or-treaters at your door last night? I'd have to say we had a much smaller number. Either the children in the neighborhood have all grown up or they went elsewhere for the evening. As I opened my door through the night, I couldn't help but remember when my two were little and would get so excited about dressing up to get candy. To them, that's all Halloween really was... an opportunity to collect candy. I don't know if you're like me, but when the little ones come to my door, they load up on candy. I [...]

By |2013-11-01T07:27:47-04:00November 1st, 2013|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|1 Comment

What are you doing tonight?

Do you celebrate Halloween? I know there are people who stand on both sides of the fence on this one. Some think it is horrible and they wouldn't have anything to do with it.  They keep their lights off, their door closed and they choose not to participate. Others want their children to have fun, but don't want to encourage the holiday, so they dress up and go to a church festival which is a family friendly alternative. Others allow their children to dress up and go door to door through their neighborhoods collecting candy. And still others have a party [...]

By |2013-10-31T07:03:00-04:00October 31st, 2013|Christ Follower, Women, Young Adult|0 Comments

From Prostitute to Preacher

Have you already seen Christmas decorations out in the stores? It blows my mind by how quickly retailers rush us through the holidays. It isn't even Halloween yet and the Christmas decor seems to be in many retail stores. I can't think about Christmas without thinking about the Salvation Army Bell Ringers.  Have you ever wondered what happens to the money you give, where it goes? Well, yesterday I had the privilege to tour Salvation Army's Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. It was a stunning facility established to minister to a community of people in need. While the [...]

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