What is God getting you out of?  And into?

What is God getting you out of? And into?

We enter the biblical narrative of God’s action in human history “already in progress”.  We are plopped down in the middle of major crisis: Noah and the flood. The expression “God will make a way out of no way” comes from the African-American experience.  Out of...
Did it end in the flood? Or begin there?

Did it end in the flood? Or begin there?

I couldn’t take it anymore. We’ve all been there, at some point, I am sure. Probably quite recently. As I was returning from vacation at the end of July, I just couldn’t take the news anymore. Not from the newspaper, not from the television, not from...

Violence breeds violence.  It’s a pattern described in scripture, recorded in the history of most cultures.  It’s what is experienced in our own time.  Revenge leads to revenge.  Retaliation produces retaliation. On and on and on and on. While it is undeniable that...

Why are we tempted?  Because when we have encountered God as the Lord of our lives the Spirit drives us to a place where we know the difference between our own desires and the will of God.  Where we know, as Archbishop William Temple wrote: The worst things that...
We’ve been to Binford Farmer’s Market

We’ve been to Binford Farmer’s Market

Getting know your neighbors isn’t all demographics, interviews, and getting the data right.  On Saturday, June 23, eight friends of Faith just walked the streets of the Binford Farmer’s Market.   Of course, some of us make a regular habit of marketing at...