Get ready! Get ready!

With all the changes occurring in our world today how appropriate we enter this time of preparing for the arrival and return of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  As foretold in Isaiah 61: "The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news to the afflicted, to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to [...]

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Happy Summer

Summer is always filled with expectations -- maybe we remember the long summer vacations of childhood and hope that we'll feel that sense of freedom this summer.  Maybe we [...]

More Thoughts on Human Trafficking

May 11, 2012A diverse group of about 25 -- students, faculty, and staff joined together on Tuesday, May 8th to learn more about Trafficking.  We learned about local Human [...]

President Obama’s Easter Message

(Easter) is an opportunity for us to reflect on the triumph of the resurrection, and to give thanks for the all-important gift of grace. And for me, and I'm sure for some of [...]

Lent

This Wednesday Christians begin the season of Lent. The word "Lent" actually means springtime. Growing up I always thought that had to do with the season -- since Lent comes [...]

Spring?

We've been blessed with amazing weather these last few days -- today not so much. It seems like life is often that way -- we have times where all seems to go well, the sun is [...]

New Discoveries

I just finished two weeks of residency for my Doctor of Ministry program at WTU in Washington DC. The time was filled with readings, classes, discussions, and enjoying the [...]

New Year Greetings

2012, remember when that date seemed a life-time away? Well it is here, so now what?Each new year brings with it the opporutnity for us to take stalk of our lives and to [...]

Almost Here

The Christmas Season causes mixed feelings for many people. For Christians it is the high festival of the year -- the celebration of God loving humanity so much that God [...]

Advent Waiting

We wait all the time. We wait in line, we wait for test results, we wait for planes, we wait at traffic lights, we wait for children to get ready for school, we wait, we wait, [...]

Gratitude Attitude

It is once again that time of year, when we turn our attention to thoughts of gratitude. Some of my Facebook friends have a practice of daily gratitude -- where each day he or [...]