Interstate 77 winds around the mountains of Bland County like lifelines on the palm of
my hand. I cross through the Big Walker Mountain tunnel and know I am home.
Josh and I made some important decisions on the day that we got engaged. First, we
decided to retain our sanity amidst the barrage of impending wedding chaos.
Notes for a new generation
Little Calumet Christian Fellowship is the first Mennonite church in North America to intentionally form a Generation X congregation with pastoral leadership from within that generation.
It is often assumed that younger people have no respect for their elders and even less
reverence for history.
For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish.
At midnight on May 21, I fell to the floor screaming when I learned that Krista Hunt
Ausland, my best friend for 24 years, had plunged to her death in a bus accident in
Young people are the keystones of any culture. Youthful energy is needed to get work
done in society.
"What do you do?" It's taken me about nine months to come up with a short answer for that question.
A small group of twentysomethings can change the world. A
generation of them can reclaim the cities of America for the
kingdom of God. This is our calling.
"...and Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias; and
Ezekias begat Manasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias...."