Canterbury Tales: Stories for the Pilgrim Way

Medieval folks always did love a good pilgrimage. Grueling journeys had a way of proving the mettle of heroes, and far-flung reliquaries held forth a treasury of grace to any long-suffering commoner willing to tread the pilgrim way. The road to Jerusalem provided Richard I the way to earning his moniker Cœur de Lion–the Lionheart.Continue reading “Canterbury Tales: Stories for the Pilgrim Way”

Easter & Holy Week Scripture Memory Guide

This seven-day guide will help you celebrate Easter wherever you find yourself. Each day of Holy Week is paired with a verse from Romans 8. Over the course of the week, you will memorize one additional verse, totaling 7 verses. As you will see, each verse connects with events from the life of Jesus leadingContinue reading “Easter & Holy Week Scripture Memory Guide”

Guard Your Steps into 2019

Tomorrow we will enter the year 2019. 2019. It doesn’t matter how bad the previous year is, at New Year’s we all hope for better. It’s a time for confetti and champagne and resolutions and hope. It’s funny really. We’ve picked an arbitrary day from our calendar year and agreed to designate it as theContinue reading “Guard Your Steps into 2019”

Satisfied in Giving Thanks

This week, I’ve been meditating on Paul’s seemingly straightforward and simple command to the Colossians: “And be thankful” (3:15). The word and reminded us of our privilege to offer thanksgiving as a continual refrain to what God has done for us in Christ. Be showed us the impossibility of thankfulness without regeneration and renewal. It’s our presenceContinue reading “Satisfied in Giving Thanks”

Christ, Our Thanks-Giver

This Thanksgiving season, a short sentence from Paul’s letter to the Colossians has been stuck in my head: “And be thankful” (Colossians 3:15). In a previous post, we explored the first word and. And encouraged us to see how thanksgiving is related to every aspect of the Christian life. There is always room for more,Continue reading “Christ, Our Thanks-Giver”