is it worth it?
by an odj community member on March 7th, 2012 | 2 responses
I braced myself almost unconsciously as my husband Bill solemnly lumbered through the front door. Wives, after a few years of marriage, know the feeling. The loving, empathetic side wants to help—even embrace—as the streetwise sense whispers, “Leave well enough alone.” It was a... read more »
follow the unseen God
by an odj community member on March 7th, 2012 | no responses
Hebrews 11:24-26: It was by faith that Moses, when he grew up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to share the oppression of God’s people instead of enjoying the fleeting pleasures of sin. He thought it was better to suffer for the sake of Christ than to own the... read more »
by winn collier on March 7th, 2012 | no responses
Our city has become a gathering place for refugees. Some escape political persecution. Some have abandoned countries ravaged by decades of war. Some, seeking to provide for their family, have come to a place they didn’t know with the hope they would find peace. In a neighborhood just a stone’s... read more »