Camp Season!

Camp Season!

It’s camp season at Holy Cross, and it’s one of my favorite times of the year at our church. Yes, there is always a certain amount of sound and movement and super high energy at 9 am (coffee, please!), but it is one of the best, fullest times of year for...
His Treasure Awaits

His Treasure Awaits

About a year ago, I gathered in an office one weeknight to pray with two other women – friends from my community at The Vine.  Our purpose was simple but deliberate. We would pray and ask the Holy Spirit to bring to mind the characteristics of someone He...
A Story of Faith & Finances

A Story of Faith & Finances

This week’s post is a guest post by Antonia Alzate. Antonia teaches Faith & Finances, a financial literacy program taught in Spanish and geared towards families striving to climb out of poverty. The latest Faith & Finances class graduated this past week...
What Language Do You Speak?

What Language Do You Speak?

They were filled with the Holy Spirit, and they began to speak in other tongues.Acts 2:4 Have you ever been in a place where people spoke a language that wasn’t yours and you also didn’t speak theirs? I experienced that a few years ago when I was in...
Faith and belief are like…

Faith and belief are like…

Over the years, I’ve tried to come up with ways to describe “faith” or the act of believing—searching for some examples from the everyday to help illustrate faith and belief for myself. As someone who sits at the back of the classroom, I need all the help I can get!...
What a Garage Sale Taught Me About Jesus

What a Garage Sale Taught Me About Jesus

The Friday night before the annual garage sale is a night I both look forward to and dread all year long. I dread it because it can be very exhausting to sort and categorize all of the wonderful donations we receive. It makes for the beginning of a very long two days....