It’s a part of our worship experience just as much as the singing and the preaching: Sunday evening picnics at Kent’s Plum Creek Park. I love the opportunity these times provide for deeper conversation and recreation together as a church … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2013
Small town summer festivals are the best. I’m glad we got to experience Kent’s version of this classic American tradition this weekend.
A heavy backpack but a light heart… Tough decisions about which book to read first — and then which toppings to put on the personal pan pizzas purchased with the “Book it!” certificates awarded through the library’s summer reading program… Stories … Continue reading
There were years when I was uncomfortable with American patriotism. I generally kept these struggles under my hat, out of respect for friends and family who obviously felt differently. Still the whole parlance and pageantry didn’t sit well with me. … Continue reading
This week marks the half-way point in my training for the Hall of Fame City Challenge Marathon in Canton, Ohio. The miles are mounting up. A distance that truly felt like an “unprecedented feat” as recently as March is now … Continue reading
It just so happens that our family lives within a scant 45-minute drive of one of America’s great “holy sites” (at least, one might easily guess it was considered a religious center given the terms like “enshrinement,” “mecca,” and “pilgrimage” … Continue reading
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. (Matthew 25:35) Greetings from Kent! The summer’s going quickly, isn’t … Continue reading