The Beauty of Silence

"I really loved how we didn't have cell phone coverage this weekend." "I wish there were more places back home where cell phones didn't work." These were just two comments I heard from students as we headed home from our annual fall retreat this past weekend.  The retreat takes place at Sylvan Hills Christian Camp … Continue reading The Beauty of Silence

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Spiritual Disciplines – Introduction

I love reading history and more specifically, church history.  Currently I am working my way through Diarmaid MacCullough's Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years.  Its a great book.  As I read it, I enjoyed rediscovering one of the more intriguing persons from the history of the church - Simon Stylites.  He lived in the 400s … Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines – Introduction

Getting Off on the Right Foot…And Then the Next Step

Junia absolutely loves walking Skippy around the neighborhood.  Obviously she cannot hold his leash on her own as he would easily pull her over...and probably keep going.  The solution was to attach one leash to Skippy and attach a second leash to that leash.  So Junia holds the second leash while I, holding the first … Continue reading Getting Off on the Right Foot…And Then the Next Step