Gift Ideas for Relational Giving

Being a part of the Advent Conspiracy means doing Christmas differently this year. One of the ways we can demonstrate that difference is in how we give to one another. Like Jesus, we can give gifts that draw us in a deeper relationship with the recipient. Here are some more...

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Join the Advent Conspiracy this week!

I’m really stoked about this upcoming series. We will be joining other Christ followers all over the country who are seeking to do Christmas in a whole new way. I mean, let’s face it, the story of Christ’s birth is supposed to be the story of promise, hope, and a...

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What Difference does Prayer Make?

I came across a great article this week on the subject of persistent prayer. Thought I would share it with all of you. -Pastor Mark Prayer and the Persistent Widowby Nadia Bolz-Weber 11-17-2010Well, it’s parable day again boys and girls. Parables are like Jesus’ subversive little stories of an alternate...

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What do Muslims Believe?

Islam is a religion that believes in one God (monotheism) and originated in what is today Saudi Arabia in the 17th century as a result of the teachings of Muhammad. Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur’an in which they believe is God’s last word to the world (after the...

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Where did God come from?

This question begins with the assumption that everything, including God, must have a specific beginning point. This assumption is correct when it comes to that which is found within the confines of time and space. However, Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity showed that time can actually be altered, slowed down,...

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