Church is More Than a Place to Make Friends

By most standards, my local church is a large--dare I say, megachurch.  A couple thousand people fill the seats every week.  My wife and I have been attending for about three years, before they moved out of the high school and into their exclusive space. Occasionally, I ask my wife what I believe to be deep, introspective … Continue reading Church is More Than a Place to Make Friends

They May Never Ask Where the Hope Comes From

I once worked with an older woman who always came to work smiling. She was always cheerful, almost to the point of annoying, but thankfully just shy. I personally appreciated her attitude, mostly because I was a manager and I felt a level of responsible for the morale of our work environment.  That said, it never occurred to … Continue reading They May Never Ask Where the Hope Comes From