4 09, 2016

Just Enough: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for September 4, 2016

2017-03-28T14:56:24-05:00 September 4th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service. A PERSONAL PRAYER God of grace, I am looking for just the right balance. I am content, but I don’t want to be complacent. I am fully satisfied, but I know things can get better. I am so very grateful for my life and the world just as it is, but that nagging sense of “not good enough,” and a desire to push for better continues to plague me. How do I know which attitude to claim [...]

28 08, 2016

Finding a Beautiful Group

2017-03-28T14:56:27-05:00 August 28th, 2016|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|0 Comments

By Victoria Klinker About four years ago, my father Paul Gatlin was diagnosed with a brain disease called Frontal Temporal Degeneration. The lives of everyone in our family were drastically changed, but the bond of our family has only become stronger. Three years ago, my husband Matt and I were searching to find the perfect church family for our future together. Matt was raised Roman Catholic and I was a very active member of the UCC church. Together, we found St. Luke’s, and I also quickly found the United Methodist Women (UMW.) I established an instant bond with [...]

7 08, 2016

When the World Shifts: Inside-Out Habits with Dr. Tom Pace for August 7, 2016

2017-03-28T14:56:37-05:00 August 7th, 2016|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|0 Comments

We pray. We study the Bible. We make friends. We tell our stories. We give ourselves away in generosity and service.   A PERSONAL PRAYER Gracious and merciful God, Right now, things are calm in my world, at least as calm as my world gets. The problems I face seem surmountable. My heart is at peace. Thank you God, for seasons like this. Joy is easy to claim, and gratitude wells up from my heart. I praise you and thank you. But it hasn’t always been so, God; you know that. There have been some days, some seasons, when it seemed like everything [...]