Kids make you stupid. A friend of mine recently said this to me, and he meant it in the best way. There’s something about the wonder of a newborn baby that captures our attention and causes us to forget ourselves. And that self-forgetting can lead us to make some of most ridiculous and regrettable sounds and facial gestures imaginable. For Carrie and me, these first three weeks with our new daughter, Adele, have been full of those wonderful, self-forgetful moments.
Experiencing the gift of Adele has led me to reflect on the gift of God’s grace in our lives. A simple definition of grace: receiving what we don’t deserve and can’t repay. That two-part definition sums up God’s grace pretty well, and it certainly sums up our experience of little Adele.
Continue reading Dave's reflection on Adele's birth.
The Overflow Jr. High ministry brought back more than just five bins of lost and found items from the Houseboat Summer Camp this year. In their own words, here is what our students experienced.
“At the beginning, I really didn’t know the point of the trip. Once I heard that the theme was 'Set Apart,' I thought am I really living my life for Christ? Do I really live it to the fullest? By the end of the week, I rededicated my life to Christ.” —Hannah
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