Finding creative ways of renewal

Finding creative ways of renewal

By: Lis Van Harten Much to the delight of some, renewal occurs in surprising, unintentional ways North American culture is such that we work too hard, and too much. While the resulting productivity is a good thing, it often leaves us spiritually, emotionally,...
Girls just wanna have fun!

Girls just wanna have fun!

By: Picture this scene on a September Saturday at your local church: A girl band rocking out to Cyndi Lauper’s feisty song, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.” A team of amateurs painting rock-star symbols on smiling faces before they step into a photo...
The intertwining of worship and play

The intertwining of worship and play

By: All the pews are filled and the sanctuary is silent. Every person holds a noise maker. We clasp old plastic bottles filled with beans, last year’s plastic Easter eggs filled with rice, little sticks decorated with Crayola markers, or even our own keys. We...