I have learned that when I take off the labels and just see people for who they are (not white or black, poor or rich, Democrat or Republican, religious or not)… I can love them completely as a human being… and that matters. There is no other way on earth to effect so much positive change in the life of a person, a family, a community, a city, a state, a country, or the world… than to love. And it never fails.Read more "lessons learned…"
late that night trent bursts into the room again, and he’s holding a plate of nachos, and he says, “emily, come have some nachos with me, and let me tell you how much i love you.”Read more "GUEST POST: In which we eat nachos and fall in love by Emily Wierenga"
Today I am launching UNEARTHED with new material and a fresh edit. It is available for FREE in the iTunes bookstore and can only be read with the iPad.Read more "unearthed FREE…"
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why we in the Church are so afraid of extending love and grace to those whom we disagree with?Read more "let those without sin…"
While I have no expectation of the average person to stand against the cyclical patterns of aggression and follow the words and life of Jesus by loving our enemies, blessing those who curse us, and forgiving those who trespass against us, there is a very real expectation for those who do profess to follow Jesus to actually follow this way.Read more "a koran. a mosque. and jesus."