Beautiful and Terrible Things

As many of you know, March 3 is a day that has marked my life in a unique way. On March 3, 2001, my younger sister, Lynley, was killed in a car accident. Ten years later on March 3, 2011, a person bent on pure evil killed one of my closest friends, Clint Dobson, in a senseless crime. How do we make sense of such tragedies? Both were taken from ...

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Secular Becomes Sacred

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” John 1:14 Last Sunday night, Harris Creek held its first ever “Lessons and Carols” service. This is a very old type of celebration that has actually been around since the 1800s. So, there was nothing unique about this service aside from one minor detail: We had it in a local bar (ok, technically on the patio outside a local bar…but still). ...

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