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Should You Observe Lent This Year?

2019-03-13T21:33:30+00:00

Have you ever noticed how some people have ashes smudged on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday? Having grown up in the deep South in a fundamental church, the practice seems, well . . . kind of strange. This year, many will begin Ash Wednesday with an early morning service. It’s a solemn occasion, focused on repentance and [...]

Should You Observe Lent This Year?2019-03-13T21:33:30+00:00

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me

2018-12-26T17:36:02+00:00

Ferlando ran across the red-dirt floor of the orphanage, reaching upward with his thin arms. He sobbed as he grabbed Rachel’s legs and refused to let go. His dark, tear-filled eyes almost seemed to plead, Please don’t leave me here! And in that moment, something remarkable happened. “The door of my heart sprang open to [...]

I’m Not An Orphan Anymore: What Ferlando Taught Me2018-12-26T17:36:02+00:00

Good Friday: Through the Eyes of the Thief On the Cross

2017-07-07T08:15:35+00:00

I’ve never had a chance in life… I started out behind the eight ball and never caught up. Born into poverty and raised on the street, I have stolen for as long as I can remember. I am really a pretty good person at heart; mostly I just steal what I need. Maybe sometimes a [...]

Good Friday: Through the Eyes of the Thief On the Cross2017-07-07T08:15:35+00:00