Weekend Reading – Aug 31 Edition

As I shared last weekend, I have begun a new post series featuring the articles I found interesting this week in my reading. Maybe these will spur up thought or conversation around these varied topics. MARRIAGE & FAMILY When kids make early decisions (great read!) Married to an unbelieving spouse? Healthy expectations for those in […]

Friday Fun Facts #47

Friday means it’s the first full weekend of college football! It’s also the start of a three-day weekend for many as we prepare for Labor Day. But most importantly, Friday means a few fun facts! Enjoy… A flea can jump 350 times its body length. That’s like a human jumping the length of a football […]

The Songs We Sing #50

As we gather for worship at Salem every week, it is a blend of laughter and tears and encouragement and challenge. I am eager to worship together this Sunday morning as we celebrate all that God is doing in our midst. Here are some of the songs we will sing together this Sunday morning! We […]

Guarding with Gumption

I was making my way home from church Sunday afternoon.  Across the road I noticed a small sparrow dive-bombing a black bird.  I was humored by the scene.  As I proceeded, I realized the small sparrow was guarding her nest with great gumption.  I was so occupied with what was taking place I slowed down […]