Treasure Up These Things

Treasure Up These Things

But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. -Luke 2:19 Moments when we almost tangibly feel God’s presence with us are gifts. It doesn’t happen often, but in those moments I try to remember exactly what was happening, where I was, and what I...
It takes more than a dog costume…

It takes more than a dog costume…

My dog doesn’t like my son. Zoey’s not outright mean to her little “brother” or anything, she just doesn’t want to be around him and she’s pretty clear about it. When he walks into a room, she leaves. When he calls for her to come, she heads in the...
Have I Been Disturbed?

Have I Been Disturbed?

I recently saw a quote from the Roman Catholic writer and Christian apologist G.K. Chesterton. It was from his work published in 1925 titled, The Everlasting Man.  Chesterton writes, “All the great groups that stood about the Cross [priests, soldiers, philosophers,...

Peace About Road Building

A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain. And the...
With Us From the Beginning

With Us From the Beginning

Director of Community Care, Angie Nitz recently wrote this guest post about the power of school partnerships for our mission network partners at T2C2. You can find the original post here. When I stopped by our partner school Marsh Prep Academy recently, Principal...
Is it Important?

Is it Important?

This past Halloween may have been the last time I go trick-or-treating. Not because something bad happened, but because our youngest daughter, Nina, is now 10 and apparently growing out of it as her older sisters already have. In fact, without having to say it, her...