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A Seat at the Table A Seat at the Table

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 4, 2018 in Friendship, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

If I were to start at the end rather than the beginning I would tell you that there was never an avocado. If I were to start at the beginning I would tell you that every few months some of my closest friends and I gather around the table to cook, eat, pray, connect and […]

A House Fire and Becoming New A Housefire and Becoming New

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 27, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger

This summer my childhood home, my parent’s current home, caught on fire. Everyone inside got out safely, but the fire damaged the entire home, leaving some parts completely obliterated.  What remains is a thick, choking smell of everything burned. That ceiling that once sealed the space, keeping everything and everyone inside safe, is no longer. […]

Beautifully Restored Beautifully Restored

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 20, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

What comes to mind when you hear the word restore or restoration? For me, I often see something that is dying (i.e. a plant or flower) and then in an instant it is brought to life again. When I think about being restored, I picture an old neglected and dilapidated house; a house that sits […]

Waiting in Hope Waiting in Hope

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 13, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

To be honest, I am not a very patient person. Waiting for my coffee in the morning drive-through line can be near torturous. I have come to realize that patience is a trait that needs constant practice. Through this practice I’ve discovered how hope can support patience, especially when when it comes to having a […]

The Radical Way of Jesus The Radical Way of Jesus

Posted by Guest Blogger on September 7, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

In The Book of Romans Chapter 12, Paul issues a very tall order clothed in sweet, gentle language. You know the kind – engineered so you’ll say yes and only later wonder how you’ll ever make it happen. He instructed: “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with […]