The Miracle of Enough

By Beth Luthye, Grant Writer My pastor recently taught on the story of a wedding at Cana in John 2:1-11—a little event that would probably have gone unrecorded had it not been where Jesus performed his first public miracle, turning water into wine. This was a puzzling choice, perhaps, for a first miracle. It was much less flashy than, say, giving sight to the blind. And, at first glance, it seems so much less important. Sure, the hosts were sort of panicked, but resurrecting a party … [Read more...]

Beauty on the Border

  by Zoriah from flickr creative commons by Scott Sabin This article first appeared on July 6, 2009 in Issue #15 of Mars Hill Graduate School As our two pickups struggle through the grass and mud, it is clear that we are the first to pass this way in at least a few days. In the pouring rain the entire road, what Carlos, Plant With Purpose's Dominican director, calls the international highway, seems like it could wash down the side of the mountain. Rising thirty or forty … [Read more...]