When Waiting Doesn’t Mean Wait

July 3rd 2014 3 comments so far  

AmyBlog1As a single adult, I sometimes feel that my answer to every question others ask about my personal life is the same—I’m waiting. Waiting to find the right person, waiting to start a family, the list could go on and on. But as I’ve grown older, I have realized that many of us singles, especially Christian singles, wait for things we need not to, living half lives in the name of waiting.

Sometimes waiting doesn’t mean wait.

Isaiah 40:31 says, “But they that wait upon …

Summer and the Spirituality of Rest

May 23rd 2014 No comments yet  

file9861310649818Typically, when people hear the word “summer,” images of beaches, pools, and vacations are the first thoughts that come to mind. I am not one of those people. Maybe it’s because I hate the beach (scalding hot sand and an ocean full of things ready to kill you, fun!), but I think more about what summer represents to us spiritually.

Our suburban two-and-a-half kids lifestyle seems to have morphed into a contest to see who can have the most frantic schedule. Kids have school, soccer, piano …

My Fear of Eternity

May 16th 2014 3 comments so far  

file9861310649818 We all grow up hearing about how we get to spend eternity in Heaven with God when we become one of His children. I heard it many times coming up in Sunday school, but I never understood the implications of that concept. I was seven when I became a Christian, and pondering theological concepts wasn’t exactly on my radar. It wasn’t until five years later that I fully realized what that meant, and it terrified me.

I remember that night vividly, as 12-year old Townsend …

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