If we are disciples of Jesus, we see diversity as a very good thing. We honour variety. We don’t place it in a value system where some are more important than others for whatever trendy, political, cultural, or inherited reason.
“It was the highlight of my year.” “It showed me how much we have to be thankful for.” “It changed my life!” These might be typical comments from teenagers returning from a short-term mission trip. But our group is not typical. Our group isn’t from a specific church or youth group. And the students aren’t […]
People are moving all around me. People sitting, standing, walking, or kneeling. Children grab at their parents. Sometimes they cry or giggle, contributing in their own way to this constant flow. Music fills the room; singing becomes inseparable from prayer. The service has formed into a dance of coming and going, prayer and praise, sound […]