The Mystery of Easter

Where joy and courage come together we will be able to share the Good News of Easter.

Guess How Much God Loves You

Anyone who has ever known a kid has had the experience of reading the same story over and over and over again. And then reading it a few hundred more times. This is a story book that was a favorite of both my daughters. I read it about a million times. It’s called Guess How…

Christmas Message: Choose Wisely, Choose Love

Right after Thanksgiving, the Christmas music started on the radio (And of course, we’ve been hearing it in the stores and shopping malls since Halloween!). I waited and I waited, but I never heard my favorite Christmas song. The title is When Love Came Down. It was written in 1999 by a songwriter named Chris…

Giving Thanks for a New Year

If we look closely at the world, we can see two timelines unfolding side by side, moment by moment. First, you have the worldly timeline. We all know about that one. It’s the one that brings us headlines about bombings in Paris and in Bangladesh. It’s where we hear about mass shootings in Colorado Springs….

The Hunt for Easter

Nearly every year, I find myself standing with a bunch of other parents partaking in a familiar Easter ritual—the Easter egg hunt. We wait while the children are split into age groups and then for the organizers to give the signal that starts the search. It got me to thinking about my older daughter’s first…