Celebrating God's Extravagant Grace

Published on 21 July 2011 | Local Church | Julia Pickerill

A common practice in scripture finds the people of God taking time to pause, reflect on God's grace in our lives, and respond with worship to the things He's doing in our midst. Often we read stories in the Old Testiment where God's people build alters of stones to comemerate miracles of God so that they would remind generation after generation of what God had done in the lives of His people. read more »

Practicing silence

Published on 21 July 2011 | Spiritual Disciplines | Julia Pickerill

This past Sunday, Huub continued our sermon series called A New Way of Living by talking about rest, quietness, and the idea of sabbath. As we closed our service with 5 minutes of silence, I reflected on how good it is to follow the Lord into times of quietness, reflection, stillness, and silence. I also reflected on how long just 5 minutes of quiet seems in a room full of people who are working hard at doing nothing! read more »