Tell Me Your Story

This summer I have read more books than usual and they have all been memoirs and biographies. My husband is an English teacher and, I must admit, has much more sophisticated literary tastes than my own. He can make an articulate and well-reasoned argument for reading widely in all genres of literature but when it Read the full article →

Praying the Daily Office – Erin

Note:  During Lent, we will feature guest blog posts from members of Restoration who are exploring the Daily Office in the Book of Common Prayer. Hopefully, these reflections will be an encouragement to you in your own prayer life during this season. Thanks to Erin Turner for this contribution that was first published on her blog. When Read the full article →

Thursday Share: Passion, Revisited

I encountered two things online this week the reminded me of my younger self and hope that they strike a chord with some of you too. Once I started following Jesus as a teenager I was all in—I was intensely devoted. I took the words of Jesus as literally as possible and became consumed with worshipping God Read the full article →

No Mask Required

Last Sunday our church held a service outside in the park. It was a wonderful, cool morning with our church family gathered around the table. In his sermon, Jed talked about wearing masks. How appropriate for the morning after Halloween! The reality is, however, most of us do wear masks outside of our homes. Be it fear or perhaps Read the full article →