Some Tips for Not Losing Your Soul Over the Holidays

Hey friends – Several weeks ago, as I was preparing to do our weekly house church leader coaching video, the thought occurred to me: “Gosh, the holidays are approaching, and that means that our leaders are getting ready to head into what is at once the most fun and most…

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On responding to tragedy…

Last night’s shooting in Aurora leaves us vacillating in our souls between numbness and horror, and grasping for meaning; for we are “meaning makers”, we human beings, and so it is that “senseless tragedy” is particularly hard for us to swallow.  We feel that something must be done or said to…

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With Jesus in the Sadness

I woke up this morning feeling a bit melancholy.  A touch of soul-sadness, the cause of which I could not and did not even want to try to pinpoint. I say that “I did not even want to try to pinpoint” because I have learned over the years that more…

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