“Much-Afraid, I have already warned you that Love and Pain go together, for a time at least. If you would know Love, you must know pain too.” -The Shepherd (Hind’s Feet on High Places, by Hannah Hurnard)
I didn’t want to love her. I wanted to harden my heart because I knew her time in my life would be brief. But somehow, when a baby comes into your life, it is almost impossible to not feel something. Read More
“To gather with God’s people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.” ― Martin Luther
According to that infallible morass of information (the all-knowing Google), 83% of Americans call themselves Christians. Yet only 20.4% of Americans attend church each week.
The reasons people stay home are varied: ill health, lack of sleep, discontentment with local churches, scheduling conflicts, kids, etc…
But with the possible exception of the first reason, those reasons are pretty weak excuses. Read More