Drawn Into Relationship – Week 2

Holden Village, 2010. View from a HikeLuke 22:24-27 "A dispute also arose among them as to which one of them was to be regarded as the greatest. But he said to them, 'The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you;... Continue Reading →

Lying Liars

Pumpkin carving party 2012Isaiah 41:10 "Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand."I woke up at 3:41 this morning with my heart pounding. I'd had a strange dream, though... Continue Reading →

Know What?

Valentine's Day 2013 at the petition signing party for the Freedom to Marry campaignPsalm 46:10 "Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth."My degree is in Systematic Theology. This is a fancy name for a field of study that asks questions like "who... Continue Reading →

Happy Valentine’s Day!

New Year's Eve hug with my friend TimJohn 13:34 "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another."Well, friends, it is Valentine's Day, and I would like to write you a love letter. In his Ash Wednesday sermon, my pastor shared... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter Regarding the "Traditional Prom"

Posing with my mom at a Superbowl party, 2013The news story about Sullivan First Christian Church makes me angry and I have to speak out.Romans 15:7: “Welcome one another therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.”[for readers, please see Dan Savage's blog about the church in Sullivan, Indiana to get some background... Continue Reading →

I had forgotten…

Dressed up for a cold but sunny training ride for Ride4CAPJeremiah 1:5-8 "'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you to a prophet for the nations.'  Then I said, 'Ah, Lord God! Truly I don't know how to speak, for I am... Continue Reading →

Only kinda…

glitter-izing my bra for AIDS Walk 2012 to cover my top lady-bits1 Corinthians 12:12, 26 "For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. ... If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one... Continue Reading →

What’s Your Super Power?

The Tooth Fairy and Genie at AIDS Walk 2012(This post is inspired Pastor Robyn Hartwig's sermon today.  Thank you, Robyn!)1 Corinthians 12:4 "Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit."If you had a super power, what would it be?  I would love to be a super athlete.  Or possibly to be able to teleport.  What... Continue Reading →

So Who’s Greatest?

Luke 22:27: "For who is greater, the one who is at the table or the one who serves?  Is it not the one at the table? But I am among you as one who serves.""A hero fell, but good prevailed."  photo taken by twitter.com/AndrewShaydeFor New Year's Eve, we had a superhero birthday party with a photo... Continue Reading →

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