Speaking up in the Messy

The next post I had planned to write was sharing all the wonderful insights from my experience in NYC at #VoxCon.  There’s so much to process and it takes time. My biggest takeaway from that event was to “Keep writing and speak up…especially in the messy.” Today was already a unique day. This is the … [Read more…]

Wk 6: Our Transient Neighbors

We had two neighbors move away this week. One was our next door neighbor who I had just gotten to know but moved away due to life events. Some neighbors on the floor below that I didn’t know apparently left very abruptly. A few neighbors were asking around to see if anyone knew what happened. … [Read more…]

Wk 5: Our Displaced Neighbors

The Scriptural basis for this series is the Parable of the Good Samaritan. The story of a man robbed, being displaced and being helped by an unlikely neighbor. This parable plays out in our lives today as we are witness to and have the opportunity to help in plight of refugees. Yesterday, I learned the … [Read more…]

Wk 3: God’s Under-Rower

God’s Under-Rower by Greg Arnett In July 1999 I went on a medical missionary trip to Haiti where I literally pulled teeth for a week. I had always wanted to be a dentist, and God fulfilled that dream on this trip (although that’s another story). However, it didn’t all end so well. Below is an … [Read more…]