A Teenage Christmas Story – The Risk of Perceived Wedlock

*The following is a guest post. God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. -Luke 1:26-27 When I was younger, I imagined the story in my mind this way: I envisioned [Read More…]

Re-Kindled Dreams, Fear, and Risk (Katie Hunt Sturm)

Last week, I looked briefly at the thought of moving from fear into faith (inspired partly by a post Kurt wrote called “If the Spirit Took the Lead.” Now, I want to look in depth at the changes that happen inside of us as we begin to find that faith growing and deepening in us. [Read More…]