The Power of Knowing a Name

My name is Sidney Beth Meriweather. Jesus loves me intimately, He has ultimate authority over my life, and He’s given me brothers and sisters in Christ to keep me accountable to knowing Him more.  Knowing someone’s name, really truly knowing them, is humbling. When people …

Three Reasons to Serve Kids

I’ll let you in on a secret-–kids are my favorite age group! Their wonder, imagination, curiosity, joy, laughter, and eagerness captivate me and draw me in to celebrate their goodness. Kids are such a blessing, despite what their actions might say from time to time. They teach us lessons …

laying down your stones

Laying Down your Stones

Have you ever been around someone who smelled really bad? You know that just-worked-out-sweaty-teenage-boy-locker-room type smell? The only thing worse is being around the person who smells, but doesn’t know it. They have become immune to their own stench. Likewise, I think each one of …

Lent: 101

40 Days of Preparation Who participates is Lent? Anyone can participate, yet mostly Christian view Lent as a catalyst for spiritual growth. What is Lent? Lent is a tool to help Christians to live intentionally as they open themselves to the movement of the Holy …