Is Working at a Church Bad for Your Faith?

Why is it that working at a church is so draining on a person’s faith? Am I alone in this, or is there a strong correlation between giving yourself away in local church ministry and struggling to maintain an active connection with the God of the universe?

A Mother’s Day Video Present

I love all of the wonderful moms in my family! This was a present from afar for this year, as I sit in TN alone – a little memory from this Easter’s Easter Egg Hunt.

The Amazing Canon DSLR

This is the video that sold me on buying a Canon DSLR last spring. I haven’t gotten to use it much this year so far, but hope to again soon. Meanwhile I continue to find inspiration with videos like this one. The creator’s notes follow.

Time is the Reel That Projects Our Life Story

If your life were suddenly a feature film, what story would it tell? Would it be a drama, a comedy? A dramedy? Would it be an inspirational underdog tale or a quiet character study? Would it be short and boring? Would it be, as Don Miller says, a movie about buying a Volvo?

The Story Book, Part One

Foot Bridge

Christian faith is faith in God and when the Christian Confession names God the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, it is pointing to the fact that in His inner life and nature, God is not dead, not passive, not inactive, but that God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit exist in an inner relationship and movement, which may very well be described as a story. – Karl Barth