About three and a half years ago I decided to delete my Facebook account. I had several reasons, but the biggest was a concern for how social media was forming and shaping me to be more self-focused, rather than less.
Church leadership bodies are forced to ask questions to which there is no easy solution: “How much time away is too much time away from the church to be able to serve in a leadership position?”
My reasons for academic study are many, but to see my academic study in light of and in response to God's grace in my life has been the most freeing.
Even as Christmas is a time of heightened joy and excitement, the moments of grief, pain, and sadness can feel all the more powerful. So how do we navigate grief at Christmas?
How can we help create space where the first question is not "Are you giving 10%?" but "What can we do to help empower you to experience this aspect of faithful living?"