One comment below a version of the song in the video above called it the “battle cry of the 60’s and 70’s Jesus movement”. I can remember loving this song in my early childhood. It had such a call to action. It felt like a call to go out into the world to share love. Even as a child I sang this with fervor and conviction feeling inspired to be united with other followers of Jesus. We sang about working side by side, to guard each person’s dignity and saving each person’s prid
The opposite of faith is not doubt: It is certainty. It is madness. You can tell you have created God in your own image when it turns out that he or she hates all the same people you do. -Anne Lamott Fear, Fear, propaganda, scarcity, the effects of colonialism helped create the single story in Rwanda that the Hutus and the Tutsi were enemies. In the video above we hear the powerful message Phil Evans shared in worship last fall. It highlights how dangerous it is to be certai
Practicing taking it a step at a time and finding humor in the midst of house training a puppy. That’s Zoey our 3 month old Matese/poodle (Maltipoo) puppy pictured above. When I awake at night and it is dark and I am tired I get afraid that I have made a mistake getting another dog. She will never be house trained. There is probably a better living situation for her than with us. It’s daunting how quickly that fearful thinking can take over especially as night and when I am t
What is weighing you down? What if you knew, you trusted, you believed, that whatever it is that weighs you down God is stronger than that? What if you knew, you trusted, you believed that God would help remove the weight and burden? What if you knew, you trusted, you believed that Jesus could use a song to suggest to you to walk more lightly, to hum it or sing is when you are feeling heavy by all that weighs you down? The weight loss we are working on together that "stuff"