Category Archives: Holidays

Sanctity of Life Sunday + MLK Monday

Yesterday, our church family observed “Sanctity of Life Sunday” – an unofficial landmark of the church calendar which falls on the Sunday closest to January 22 (the date on which the Supreme Court affirmed Roe v. Wade in a 7-2 majority decision in 1972). The thrust of Sanctity of Life Sunday is usually aimed at […]

A Prayer for when Mother’s Day is Hard

Mother’s Day is just a few days away! (Dads, children: consider this a timely reminder. There’s still time for two-day shipping on Amazon Prime!) I’m excited about the ways we will celebrate Mother’s Day as a church family. We aren’t taking a break from our current teaching series to preach a Mother’s Day-themed sermon, but […]

No: Easter Isn’t the Church’s “Super Bowl”

Yesterday afternoon, I had the privilege of attending a networking event hosted by Ott Farms and Vineyard in Ellijay, GA. The weather was a flawless spring afternoon; the property was gorgeous. The only things more encouraging than the pristine setting were the stories of success that were shared among our community’s business leaders. God is […]