Who Was Jesus—Really?

Who Was Jesus—Really?

Jesus can be considered a lot of things to everyone. Who do you say Jesus is? Are modern portrayals of Jesus accurate? Polls indicate a large majority of Americans believe Jesus walked the earth. But a smaller percentage say he should be considered the Son of God....
How We Serve: Family Promise

How We Serve: Family Promise

This past week, Faith Presbyterian Church began hosting homeless families. With the help of many hands and volunteers, the church building became the home to four families. Volunteers took the time to: Drive the Family Promise van in the early mornings and late...
Lawrence Public Library

Lawrence Public Library

Pastor Charlotte and I visited with Gregory Hill, branch manager of the Lawrence Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library. We went with the intention of learning more about the programs they offer, the services they provide, and who they serve in the community. It...
Lifetree Cafe Topics for April

Lifetree Cafe Topics for April

Lifetree café is a space where you are welcomed as you are. Your thoughts are welcome. Your doubts are welcome. Your questions are welcome. This hour of planned conversations and stories feeds one’s soul and provides an opportunity for people to get to know one...
Global 6K For Water

Global 6K For Water

What is the Global 6K for Water? On Saturday, May 4, 2019, thousands of people will join the world’s largest 6K walk for clean water and walk or run for an extraordinary cause – bringing clean water to children and their families. Every $50 registration provides clean...
There are no lines in the kingdom of heaven.

There are no lines in the kingdom of heaven.

We were fine until the check-in line in Athens. As part of my sabbatical in 2017, my daughters and I hiked in Greece for six weeks. The trip was a generous blessing and we were remarkably free of disasters and grumbling until we were ready to fly home. We stood in...