Hearing your child’s little voice say those two important words is like hearing the embodiment of gratitude. When our kids show gratitude to other people in public, we feel like we have mastered this parenting gig; bonus if it’s without being asked.
The best way to fight against the tragic results of domestic violence for families and the larger community is for men, women, and our faith communities to join together and collectively say, “No, we will not tolerate this any longer.”
The Grove’s ultimate hope is to become a church that lives out its faith in tangible ways, intentionally creating environments that gather people together, grow them closer to God, and inspire them to give back to their neighbors.
As a community, we can always be better about befriending others. And as Christians, we're not called to live a life isolated to our private families and homes. In fact, Jesus embodied just the opposite: he sacrificed the comforts of a private...