Doodling the Scriptures

A workshop was offered at our church based on the book Praying in Color by Sybil MacBeth in which she introduces an active, visual, and meditative form of intercessory prayer. Basically, it was a way to use doodling to quiet your mind and focus your attention on the conversation you were engaged in with God. While many of… Read More

Fire Together—Wire Together

— If you read last week’s blog and listened to Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s story, I hope you felt hopeful and energized by the possibilities wired into our God-designed brains. God tells us: Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Romans… Read More

Want to trade your brain in for a new one?

In first grade, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was told, “You have a defect.” “You have a mental block. ” “You will never learn as other children.” “You need to live with these limitations.” She couldn’t tell time. She got lost easily. She didn’t understand abstracts. She didn’t process mentally what was happening to one side of her… Read More