Jesus, a Middle Eastern Refugee and What That Means for Me

Here on this cold Saturday morning, I'm scrolling through sunny June photos and remembering last summer's fun days. Found this super cute memory of a tourist day in Thessaloniki with our friends and their sweet kiddos. Aren't Lilly and Abe adorable? See the green tote that Abe is carrying? We had just given him that - [...]

six ways your church can make a difference in anti-trafficking

six ways your church can make a difference in anti-trafficking

If the story of the current 32 million slaves in the world does not move you, neither would any other plea from humanity.

5 practical ways to grow your church

5 practical ways to grow your church

In the Synagogue's museum, there is a photo of a Jewish man and boy behind a fence in the Ghetto. A sign reads, 'No Christians beyond this point.' The irony of that sign punched me in the stomach yesterday, because, if there is anywhere the Body of Christ should be, it is beyond that point, [...]

the conflict that kills

I pulled the words from a locked room and made them speak in Hungarian, sticking my phone in his face.

real life

The highest commodity on the human market today is a pregnant woman.

stupid literature

I didn't want to do it, but I watched it because my 13-year old said that I must. I made the mistake of taking her to Auschwitz. Then, she wanted to watch The Boy in Striped Pyjamas. I didn't think I should teach a class in literature but God seemed to push in that direction. Now [...]