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Posts from August 2019

Back to School Blessing

School is just around the corner! As families get back in the groove, kids pick out first day outfits, parents pull the rest of their hair out – it’s a good time to pause a give a blessing. A blessing in its most simplest form is a just your hopes and wishes for someone. If attend our church, you know that we are all agents of blessing – peace building – in the world. And that God has put in…

God without Guns

The shootings this weekend caught me flat footed. I went to bed sadden by the loss of life in El Paso and woke up to what I thought was a typo. Another shooting? Within 24hrs? It felt like the second plane hitting the Twin Towers. If felt like terrorism. What followed was the predictable script. Ample news coverage to boost ratings, sympathetic posts on Facebook, click bait, the misguided attempt to soften the blow by turning it political. My heart…