For the last few weeks I have been reflecting on my formation. I have been reflecting on formative experiences, people and events, each that have contributed to who I am becoming as a person. I made lists of formative things from my childhood, and things that God has uniquely formed in me. At the same […]
16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 This past week I had a chance to take part in the RCA General Synod (www.rca.org/synod), the denominations annual gathering of 100s of pastors and elders from all over the US and […]
When I was a kid I daydreamed a lot. I envisioned myself as a Ninja Turtle, a strong knight, and an astronaut, just to name a few. But God calls for us to be part of the story, not just bystanders reading it.