Stories from the Field: Adam and Chevy

The last thing we did in the Florida Keys was walk around the neighborhood known as The Avenues.   The last people I met there were Adam and Chevy.  I find their stories so interesting and connected, I decided to share them together on this last (for now) installment of Stories from the Field. When I …

God is Not Dead, nor Doth He Sleep

Luke 2:1-20 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register. 4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, …

Advent 2017: Peace

  Today marks the first and last day of the final week of Advent; it’s nearly always an abbreviated week, but moreso than usual this year because of where Christmas falls.  It seems fitting culturally that this is the week of Peace.  It is not often that we take the time to dwell in peace, …

Home for the Holidays

Being Thanksgiving Eve, I can’t help be get excited for the holidays to be upon us.  This is an exciting time of year for most, but I’ve found it can also leave many feeling cold and empty.  For the people of the Florida Keys, I am devastated to think that repairs on their houses will …