December 16, 2014 |
by Jordan Siebold
A couple weekends ago Robbie and I got the opportunity to visit Union City, Tennessee to spend some time with friends at Exchange Street Church of Christ and Troy Church of Christ, two churches that took part in our Elevations program this summer. They had asked if we would do a follow-up trip to join them in spreading the vision of Dry Bones to the rest of the congregation that didn’t make the summer trip. Read More
November 13, 2014 |
It is easy to love people who are different than us from a distance, but to intersect in a very direct and personal way can be quite scary for some of us. My first experience with Dry Bones showed me exactly that: it is not terribly difficult to love people from a distance, but it takes commitment and a certain vulnerability to really pursue a person that lives differently or thinks differently than I do.
A desire to be in community with others, regardless of where you've come from in life, is at the core of what Dry Bones is all about. Read More
November 12, 2014 |
Check out this video with Joe & Nikki. Though unlikely friends by society's measures, they share with us about the importance & meaning of having one another in their lives.
Unlikely intersections create beautiful friendships!
October 9, 2014 |
My last post was about the way that fear can keep us from welcoming strangers. This post is similar. I’m interested in looking briefly at the history and current reality of the United States as it relates to hospitality. This is the place that has formed me and that I am participating in forming.
We often hear about “southern hospitality” as a kind of archetype Read More