I am able to see people for who they are, because I know how it feels to not know who I am or where I belong. / Soy capaz de ver a las personas por lo que son, porque sé cómo se siente no saber quién soy ni a dónde pertenezco.
By Marta Castillo, Pastor at Nueva Vida Norristown New Life “My mom just said that she can’t handle it! She is not willing to take care of the kids. She is afraid that it is going to be too much for her. What am I going to do? I have to go to rehab or I am going … Continue reading That’s What the Church is Supposed to Do→
by Marta Castillo, assistant moderator (Nueva Vida Norristown New Life) I have been delighted to read the previous blogs in this series, “Esperando: Waiting and Hoping.” When the leadership group chose this theme of waiting and hoping, we imagined that it would take some explaining and enlarging. There was the potential for delegates expressing concern, believing … Continue reading Waiting and hoping on the One who is faithful→
by Danilo Sanchez, Whitehall In my experience, waiting and doubting have a direct correlation. As the length of time that we have to wait increases, so does our doubt. Over time, we begin to ask ourselves, “Is God really listening?” “Does God really care?” “Can this really happen?” “How long do I have to wait?” … Continue reading Even when we doubt, God fulfills promises→
by Krista Showalter Ehst, Alpha I recently attended my first high school reunion as a Mennonite pastor. I am a relatively young pastor, and I think for some of my fellow alumni it was a bit strange to hear about my current career path. I was chatting with two folks (not even discussing church or pastoring … Continue reading Waiting when it’s hard to explain why→