A Plan of Hope

By Ellen Di Giosia Jeremiah 29:11-13 Where did you last see this passage? Let me guess – a pen? A coffee cup? A wall hanging? Step into a Christian bookstore, and it will be on all sorts of merchandise. I get it – it’s awfully reassuring to think, “Hey! There’s a plan!” But anything that…

Hope

By Margaret Bray Psalm 62:1-12 Sometimes hope is all we have to cling to as our earthly tomorrows remain largely unknown. Where that hope is placed, however, makes all the difference. David voiced confidence that we can echo as he said in Psalm 62: “My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from…

Fourwords

By Garrett Vickrey Romans 8:22-25 “Fourwords” That’s not a typo. I mean fourwords. Four words to prepare us to move forward into the new age to which Christ beckons us. Prepare, Return, Rejoice, Awake! Four words. But, not the traditional four words. The weeks leading up to Christmas are traditionally marked by Hope, Peace, Joy, and…

Tashi Deley!

    By Lance Mayes This sign is at Leah’s elementary school. They a Leader in Me Lighthouse school (www.theleaderinme.org) based on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. What would happen if we lived this: as we greet people we honor the greatness in them? What if we told our children they are destined…