Our Eyes Are on the Prize

June 13th 2016 No comments yet  

VBS 2016For me, attending Vacation Bible School every year was one of the most fun things about being a Christian kid. (Other things on that list include watching Veggie Tales and performing in Christmas pageants, in case you’re wondering.) Though it’s been more than a decade since I’ve attended VBS myself, I have always seen this event from kids’ eyes—dazzled by the creative themes, craft times, songs, and interactive storytelling.

When I think of VBS, I think of the nonstop fun and learning. I think of the early seeds of my faith. I …

Joy in Transition

May 17th 2016 No comments yet  

clasped-hands-541849_1920Every few months, we at Stonebriar offer our facilities and volunteers to host the Career Transition Workshop—a free resource for those searching for work in our community. Event attendees have the opportunity to hear job-hunt strategies from a panel of experts, and they are provided with workbooks, snacks, and lunch at no cost. (That’s right—free food. I’m in.)

The majority of the workshop’s 350 attendees are not Stonebriar members, which makes this event a beautiful opportunity to show Christ’s love to those outside our church family. Throughout the day, Stonebriar volunteers greet …

The Wrongness of Too Much Wrong

May 12th 2016 No comments yet  

wrong-way-429723_1920Guilt is an ever-following, ever-faulting shadow that is always whispering, “You are doing it wrong.” It follows me to my Facebook feed, where a stream of articles claim that from tying my shoes to giving my kids a bath, I’ve been doing it wrong. My whole life. I’ve been boiling my eggs incorrectly. And not only am I washing my hair wrong, I’m using the wrong shampoo. In fact, I should probably just pour mineral water and essential oils on it and then sprint down an anointed forest trail to dry it.

Society …

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