Christmas has not even arrived yet (even if the mall was decorated in September) and I have already made a New Year’s Resolution. In 2008, I am going to look for more ways to give. Recently, I signed the Celebrate Recovery ministry at my church up with IGive.com. Already, in the course of our online shopping that we would do anyway, we have earned nearly … Continue reading An Early Resolution
I typically have a stack of books going at any given time. Currently, one of the books is Blue Like Jazz, by Donald Miller. It’s an interesting book because I can identify with a lot of it. Miller’s personal journey is a soul-searching attempt to reconcile traditional Christian belief within an increasingly secular world. You don’t have to agree with everything he says to appreciate … Continue reading From the Bookshelf: Blue Like Jazz
In my mind, “Amazing Grace” is one of the greatest songs ever written. I have heard countless renditions of this song over the years. Growing up in a Christian home, I remember singing this song since I was a small child. Somewhere in America, odds are someone is probably singing “Amazing Grace” right now. We sing about it, we write about it, but we have … Continue reading Amazing What?