Erin Eldridge | 16 When Jesus speaks to the seven churches at the beginning of the Book of Revelation, he addresses each of them with this simple yet memorable phrase: I know your works. Although He was directly referring to several churches in Turkey nearly two thousand years ago, the ardent reminder I know your … Continue reading Hard Works
Shekinah Pettaway | 18 “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with them, and they with me.” (Revelation 3:20) The development of a relationship is like that of an opening door. As you become closer to someone, … Continue reading How Long will He Knock for You?
Anastasia Arvin-DiBlasio | 19 We carried prayers about work and love and each other. About headaches and sports games and homework. We carried our coffee and granola bars, our bike locks and backpacks and coats on cold days which we hung over the pews in the comforting dark of the chapel. We carried our Bibles, … Continue reading Jesus Carried Us – Poetry
Shekinah Pettway | 18 Shekinah is my name. Its meaning is my reality, who I strive to be, and what The Lord requires of me. What does your name mean to you? Or better yet, how is the meaning of your name reflected in the way that you live? My name, Shekinah, is a word … Continue reading Shekinah: The Glory of God
Anastasia Arvin-DiBlasio | 19 “Joy” is a very little word. It’s only three letters, and in our usual 12-point font, takes up less space than a human fingernail. But just think about how big a feeling it truly is. And True Joy, the kind from Christ – Joy with a capital J – is even … Continue reading Joy with a Capital “J”