Tag: Church

  • Spoken Word | We Belong To Each Other

    Spoken Word | We Belong To Each Other

    We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. Mother Theresa ~ “Imagine you’re walking through a forest. Full of tall strong […]

  • The Conveying of Life

    The Conveying of Life

    Take a look at the following passages from Scripture: “For because you did not do it the first time,  the Lord our God broke out against us, because we did not consult Him about the proper order.” 1 Chronicles 15:13 “Moreover Jehoiada the son of Paseah and Meshullam the son of Besodeiah repaired the Old Gate; […]

  • Nifuna, Nifuna, Nifuna

    Nifuna, Nifuna, Nifuna

    By the road there is a man washing his laundry in a filthy bucket. My brother finds him, and immediately runs to buy detergent. A sweet sister comes by to sit with us to hear the word of God. Mama comes along, picks up a stick from the ground, inscribes “Jo 8:2-12” on the inside […]

  • The Holy City

    The Holy City

    They ask me what it’s like to be a petite privileged girl living in an inner city ghetto on the south side of Chicago..

  • Lessons From One Year In Korea

    Lessons From One Year In Korea

    It’s been almost a year since I entered Korea with my wife, only being married a few months at the time. As Moses was placed in the reeds by the river’s bank without his planning or consent, a series of divinely appointed events placed us in this foreign country for our first year of marriage. As our time here […]

  • Two Processions

    Two Processions

    This is a guest post from a friend across the ocean.

  • Upside Down Kingdom

    Upside Down Kingdom

    ‘Do you fast? Give me proof of it by your works. If you see a poor man take pity on him..’ St John Chrysostom

  • The Church: Why It Matters

    The Church: Why It Matters

    This is a guest post by Sara Malak   In a world in which we are constantly bombarded with a need to be and to do, where we are frequently asked “what do you do? what do you want to be?” We seem to have lost a clear vision of what we are here for. […]

  • The Church: Reading the Scriptures

    The Church: Reading the Scriptures

    The unfolding of your words gives light. (Psalm 119:130) We all know how important it is to read the Bible in our journey towards union with God. It’s right up there with fasting, praying, and partaking in the Eucharist. As St. Clement of Alexandria puts it, “for those who have chosen to major in holiness, there […]

  • The Church: Healing

    The Church: Healing

    Identity |ʌɪˈdɛntɪti| noun (pl. identities) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is, the characteristics determining who or what a person or thing is “We contain multitudes,” wrote Walt Whitman. Identity is the ground in which our roots find a home. Drifting and unearthed roots will wander aimless and lost in […]