Many people say that kids and students are the church of tomorrow but that statement could not be further from the truth. They are the church of today. There is so much hope and promise in the younger generation.
A conversation about intentional living with Ryan Dilworth.
Following Jesus on the path towards spiritual health sometimes leads us up mountaintops. Here, God’s presence is a tangible experience and activity like prayer, scripture reading, and worship are fulfilling.
Spiritual health is impossible apart from discipleship. We can hardly say that, as Christians, we are spiritually healthy if we are not following the way of Jesus. The question is how do we follow Jesus in a healthy way?
Getting to know God ranks high on the list of life’s most meaningful quests. God has revealed Himself to us. He is knowable. And we can grow to know Him in deeper and deeper ways.
This month our K-5 are celebrating the VERY BEST SUMMER (VBS)! Today we discover that we have the BEST reason to have confidence.
I took a deep breath and skimmed her shoulders, sleeves, and dress. I double-checked her eye. No lens. I couldn’t leave her there helpless, but how could I find this woman’s contact lens on a filthy supermarket floor when I couldn’t even find a jar of honey on a shelf?
Most parents of school age children would agree that 2020-2021 was a harrowing year for education. And yet, although it may not have been in the way that we were accustomed to, or the way that we had planned, education continued despite the pandemic. Our children were never denied a chance to learn…at least this is true in the United States. Staff and students at the Kigali Christian School (KCS) in Rwanda had a much different experience.
How do we actively practice restorative rest when our brains never stop? How do we turn ourselves off enough to experience the benefit of doing nothing when there is still so much to be done?
Rest is something that some of us may never master. The important thing is to not let this stop us from trying. I work continually to get better at rest. Here are a few things I have learned along the way that help me quiet my busy mind.
Our Elementary friends finish the month with something Paul wrote in Romans 8:38-39. The church in Rome needed some encouragement, and Paul delivered. He wrote, Nothing at all can ever separate us from God’s love. That’s because of what Christ Jesus our Lord has done...