Monthly Archives: May 2015

Going Deeper with God – John 1: 32- 42

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our early Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. This passage describes John … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Matthew 4 – 1-11

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our early Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. The following story  of the … Continue reading

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Big Me vs. Big God

The following quote is from Shayne Looper, pastor of Lockwood Community Church in Branch County, MI. It was published in the Holland Sentinel on May 22, 2015  Read more of Shayne’s thoughts on his blog.  (Don’t be fooled; his blog looks … Continue reading

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Who am I when my Body Fails Me – Guest Blog by Jeff Huisman

Who am I when my body fails me?  Oh, that was an easy answer when the question was first posed to me.  “I am myself in a failing body,” I thought.  After all, I’m already growing accustomed to pain, and … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Jeremiah 29: 11-14

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our early Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this letter to … Continue reading

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Dancing for the Lord

We often talked about what we could do together outside of work.  I was the director of Spiritual Formation and she was the Director of Worship Arts; our schedules were crazy. We could never seem to get our act together. … Continue reading

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Who am I when my Body Fails Me – Someone Facing Death

Geriatrician Joanne Lynn frequently asks these two questions of the audiences of health experts she speaks to:  “How many of you expect to die?” And in every audience some people do not raise their hands. Then she asks, “Would you prefer to … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Luke 15: 25-32

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways.  Our early Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. This passage from the … Continue reading

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