Gut Check on Discipleship

My kid just turned 5. The bedtime stalling is real. There are a lot of things that you can go without. One night without brushing your teeth? You’ll live. You do not need another drink. We’ll make sure that the teddy bear you left downstairs will be well cared for....

Courage to Follow our Savior

There has been a certain amount of joking on social media about the week between Christmas and New Year’s – people claiming to forget what day it is, what they are supposed to be doing – fueled by leftover cheese and...

Logistics

I manage a lot of logistics. While I am not the sole manager of any of them (except my meal schedule, which is of utmost importance), the balance of family calendar, work schedule, and keeping up with friendships often seems like an endless array of juggling...

Getting Charged Up

Last Wednesday, the evening before Thanksgiving, I had the privilege of serving alongside twenty volunteers from Linworth to go down to Broad Street UMC’s Manna Cafe. This meal provides a respite, a meal, and space safe from the elements for neighbors downtown,...

What I’m Thankful For:

Just a quick thought on the Monday before Thanksgiving – (I have so much to be thankful for, but this list pertains to life at Linworth UMC) I still cannot believe I am blessed to serve on this staff of spectacular human beings. We laugh together, tease each...

Play!

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw I see this quote each time I go to my gym, and it makes me pause each and every time I read it. It helps me remember that “old” isn’t a number, it is a mindset....