Being stuck at home has made me a little travel crazy. I thought I’d share some stories from my time on outreach in Wales a couple of years ago. I cannot remember the order of the days, so if you were there, forgive my mixups. If you want to read my previous post about FirestartersContinue reading “Welsh Wanderings: a quest to show God’s love in Wales.”
Written by A. Riley Vallier. January 17th, 2005. The baby is dedicated to Jesus on the front steps of a church, family circling her protectively. She’s insulated in the safe world of Sunday school and animal crackers. She’s not supposed to ask questions. She’s supposed to already have all the answers. July 16th, 2009. “IfContinue reading “Is it ok to doubt your faith? Guest Post”
A conversation about how Jesus broke racial barriers.
Working out obviously trains the body, but can it also train our hearts?
Luke 7 tells us the story of a woman who falls at Jesus’ feet and weeps.He is at a dinner party, and she comes in (uninvited) simply to worship her king.She weeps in adoration. She weeps in humility. She weeps as an act of worship. How often am I conscious of how others perceive myContinue reading “Weeping at Jesus’ Feet.”
I still remember the day that I received my summer Bible study book in the mail for the National Bible Bee. The word Worship was written across the cover in a beautiful teal color- my favorite. I opened the book in awe. The verses that I would be studying and memorizing for the next eightContinue reading “When God Calls You to Worship in Darkness: Guest Post.”
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is, quite possibly, the largest evangelism organization in the world. They seek to teach the gospel and make Jesus known to everyone. Sound controversial? Not for Scotland, the “Land of the Book”. However, over the past decade, things have changed dramatically in the UK’s religious climate. In case you haveContinue reading “Why Franklin Graham’s tour cancellations are a good thing: Hint- It has nothing to do with his beliefs.”
I want to talk about quiet. Recently, I’ve had some trouble with my hips. They don’t agree with each other, pull in opposite directions, make my legs different lengths, and wreak havoc in my back. After a trip to the chiropractor, who explains that my hip and leg muscles are ridiculously tight and that thisContinue reading “What My Back Problems Are Teaching Me About Quiet.”