Category Archives: Family

Two Places at Once

It doesn’t take a big group to have a mighty fine worship experience as long as you know how to be in two places at once. Continue reading

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Sharing in Chicago

We weep with those who weep, rejoice with those who rejoice, sometimes in spaces so close it seems as if the same voice… Continue reading

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Sunday Swim

As long as we nurture the child within us, we can find unexpected joy in something as simple as a swim on an early spring afternoon. Continue reading

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Return to Paradise

Sometimes something that we’ve looked forward to for a while turns out to be a disappointment. Sometimes, it turns out to be even better than we imagined! Continue reading

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Joy in the Midst of Disappointment

Even when we have lost our own voice, we can still rejoice in the singing of others… especially those we love. Continue reading

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Stuff That Lasts

There’s not much that brings parents more pleasure than seeing their kids love the things that they love and pass them along to the grandchildren. Continue reading

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Rehearsal

There are few things any better than quiet time spent talking with those we love. A little foretaste of heaven… Continue reading

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