Excitement flooded over me when the alarm buzzed at 6 am on July 21. Then came the wave of fear. A doctor was scheduled to pull my baby daughter from my womb in a cesarean section just three hours later. Soon I would snuggle my sweet, precious baby. I hoped.Continue Reading →
By Cathy Bixler
I’ve been thinking about serving at Rooftop for some time now. I’ve attended church here for about 18 months and enjoyed Sunday mornings without contributing much time or thought.
On Sunday at the church’s Serving Fair, I loved the opportunity to see all the ministries in one place and learn about the work being done behind the scenes. I dutifully signed up for quite a few...
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Do you find yourself quick to judge others and question their motives? I did.
When I was in college in Chicago, I found myself frequently confused by a homeless man named “Froggy” who stood on the corner asking for handouts. Even though I gave him provisions and bought him food, I couldn’t understand why things didn’t change for him. He would frustrate me and push me to question his motives.Continue Reading →
I believe the Lord often speaks in whispers. I hear these whispers sometimes in my heart. While at the women’s retreat this spring, there were several times when I felt a desire to go for a walk by myself. But I kept making excuses as to why that wouldn’t be a good idea to go. Finally, during the last 30 minutes of our free time, I decided to go for it...Continue Reading →