Disability as contextual | ‘I see a church with no disabled people’ – 5

Originally posted on Mill Pond Porch:
It’s been taking me a while to get these posts out here, but they really do string together, and I will complete the series with the next one. The “argument,” such as it is, started with a bit of “deconstruction”: First, Disability is NOT something that is inherent in…

The Heart of The Mill Pond: Friends For Life, a Life For Friends

I soon learned something that refreshed me to the core – nothing is off the table for discussion at The Mill; more importantly, no people are off the table when it comes to friendship.  To me, their openness reflects the love and peace of Christ.  His perfect love truly does drive out fear: fear of others, fear of differences, and even fear of our own weakness.

Overcoming Suffering

“How do WE overcome anything?” We fight it, kill it, avoid it, escape it, buy it off, trick it, destroy it, zap it…

A Prayer for Today, after Yesterday in #Charlottesville

Eternal God, As we lift our hearts to you on behalf of those who have suffered at the hands of the demonic distortion of white supremacy, either at the hands or by words of others, or by their own degradation by this sin which so easily entangles, we acknowledge our own need for your forgiveness….