Church Ladies Unite!

By Anne Carraux     Christ-Centered Service Requires Less of Us, More of Him   It feels so good to get praise! As a self-professed Church Lady, I hear today’s Gospel and realize [...]

He Was Walking Me Home

By Kate Anderson   “You look at churches like I look at pie.” I squinted at my observant fella, keenly aware of the truth in his words. Call it hysterical, cringe worthy, or cute, but it was [...]

Paddling Upstream in the Christian Life

By Kathleen Billings   For the past twelve years my family and I have lived in charming little town about 1 hour west of downtown Chicago.  Nearly every day we drive on a bridge that crosses [...]

The Our Father: How it Teaches Us to Pray

By Sarah Damm   “Lord, teach us to pray …” (Luke 11:1) For most of my life, The Lord’s Prayer has not been my favorite. And I am not sure why. After all, this is the prayer Jesus taught us! [...]

A Fool for Christ

By Jill Mraz            1 Cor 4:9-13 …we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and human beings alike. We are fools on Christ’s account…   Easter fell on All [...]

Be Filled with the Spirit of the Lord!

By Karen Schwaner Sheehy   Last month, I joined my mother, sisters-in-law, and niece for a three-day trip to New York. Our “girl time” included a trip to the Met, Rockefeller Center, and the [...]