free indeed

Happy Fourth friends! On a day centered around freedom, I thought it'd be fitting to talk about exactly that. What is freedom? Here is the dictionary definition: Liberation, independence, the ability to do as one pleases. All of those sound wonderful, but as Christians, freedom has a slightly different meaning. Freedom has a name. His…

A Better Christmas |Sustainable Gifts|

In recent years there has been an explosion of sustainable businesses and fair trade brands. To many it seems there is no difference between fair trade products and regular products other than the higher price tag. So what's the deal with fair trade? Why does it matter? Here are a few reasons I have found that…

Come Lord Jesus |Hope of Advent|

I don't know about you, but it seems we all need a little extra Christmas this year.  Our world lets out a much needed sigh of relief when the annual holidays roll around. Today, on the first Sunday of Advent, hope is breaking through our shattered world. It comes whispering a hopeful promise: "Just hold on a…