Go

The Friday night DVD over, Tween got ready for bed while Guy channel surfed. He landed on a food show just as they began a profile on a restaurant in the town where we attended college. The owner couple looked round-about our age, like ordinary, friendly people with whom we - and you - would like to … Continue reading Go

Give

Do you know what gift(s) God has given you to build up His Church? If not, I highly recommend taking this quick test. (There's also a test for youth if that's you or someone you love). Similar to family chores, we all have a role to play in God's family and through our God-given gifts God … Continue reading Give

Grow

God has rarely been subtle with me. In my life, He definitely tends toward the dramatic. Before she knew she was pregnant, God woke my mom up in a London hotel room to tell her she would have a baby girl. When three doctors told her I would be a boy (before ultrasounds, of course), … Continue reading Grow

Gather

Some years ago I worked as a church receptionist. Lydia held a volunteer position that brought her to the office frequently. Unfortunately, Lydia was a true Grumpy Pants. Nothing pleased her and she was quick to let everyone know. I cringed inwardly when I saw her coming. She took all my patience and then some. Lydia also sat near me … Continue reading Gather