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Mashed potatoes. Pot roast and gravy. Meatloaf. Vegetables and salad. Chocolate cupcakes. All home-cooked, made with love and shared with some moms around a family table. That sounds like one fantastic door prize for four lucky college students.
So you know that this summer Thomas is taking a sabbatical. But in case you are anxious about what we’ll do without him around, we’d like to put your mind at ease. No, scratch that. WE WANT TO GET YOU EXCITED!
I gave up EVERYTHING I KNEW for you. For this idea that you were the ONE. And now you’re gone. And I have nothing. No home. No place to live. And you’re dead and I’m left here wondering if everything I hoped for – everything I believed about you – was a lie.
Jesus said that what’s inside that matters most. And whatever is inside of us eventually comes out. Nowhere is this more obvious than in church leadership. Cultivating a healthy heart is one of the most important things a pastor can do, and God designed rest to be a central discipline for that cultivation. This summer we are giving Thomas the gift of rest.
In our nation, the expectation that someone will walk into a school and destroy lives has become normal for a generation of young people. This is not the way things should be. We grieve over the loss of innocence and the ongoing loss of life, and to cry out to God for what He—and WE—should do.
The earliest I can remember feeling afraid of my own beauty was about nine years old. I remember an older man, around 25, commenting on how I would grow up and turn men’s heads. That is when I resolved to be a tomboy and try as best I could to hide that beauty.
We’ve spent the last three week in the H.E.R. series, where we’ve looked at the ways we treat and think about women in our world. It is very important to us that Pulpit Rock Church be a safe place for people to tell their stories. Here is one of those stories.
Sunday our Student Ministry concluded a five week series in Psalms. To close out the series, we asked our students to write their own Psalm in their words, using their language. And the results are amazing…
IF:Gathering holds a special place in my heart. There is a breath of fresh air and authenticity with IF as it begs you to show up as yourself and let others really see you. This year we remember the God who won’t stop loving us.