Conversing more on #disabilityinchurch has me pondering this section of I Corinthians 12. Do I believe this was put in the Bible specifically to address disabilities in church? No. But the analogy here is poignant, and a...Read More
Category: Christianity and the Church
I’ve recently been in a discussion about #disabilityinchurch. While of course there will always be room for improvement, I’m so thankful for how sensitive the churches we’ve most recently attended have been. ...Read More
We are celebrating October 31, 2017 as the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenburg church. The Reformation, of course, was not sparked by that action, but it is symbolic of what the...Read More
For thus says the LORD: “Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream; and you shall nurse, you shall be carried upon her hip, and bounced upon her knees....Read More
One of the things I love about St. Andrew’s Kirk in Nassau is that the bulletin and liturgy are posted online early in the week. I like to create a playlist to introduce the weekly hymns to the little ones. This is one...Read More
Digital publishing presents the Church an opportunity for the distribution of solid Biblical materials not seen since the age of Gutenberg. In previous posts we looked at the rapid expansion of opportunity — an estimated 4...Read More
Quick, name the top five books which have impacted you. I bet your challenge is limiting it to just five, or figuring out which are the TOP five. We accept the assumption that we are changed by what we read. When I consider my...Read More
Over 3.5 billion people now have internet access. I’ve heard speculation that the over the next 10 years, its likely that there will be approximately 4 billion new users coming online for the first time. Many of these new users...Read More
Yesterday was #GivingTuesday — a great reminder to all of us to both plan for our monthly, regular giving throughout the year as well as an opportunity to give spontaneously. Some of you may know that my background is in...Read More
“You know the palm tree in the fairy garden that has three trunks? It’s kind of like the Trinity. It’s one tree, but three.” – A4 *** “Education is the Science of Relations”; that is,...Read More
It’s hard to believe that a decade has passed since the news of Sean Paddock’s death rocked my world. Ten years. We had been back in the U.S. for just under a year. God had already worked on my heart in ways that...Read More
Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.
Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.
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