Living for 9 years in a small town in the Bible Belt allowed us a great opportunity to know and respect those of other Christian faiths. Friendships with deeply faithful evangelical neighbors broadened our understanding of them and they of us. I especially liked how, with my strong encouragement, neighbors and coworkers eventually felt free to ask me directly about “outrageous” distortions of our teachings that were being spread through the media during the elections — allowing me to clarify or, in most cases, outright deny the foolishness.
—————————————————————– Lisa Riska, Site Director
One of the hallmarks of their church buildings were changeable signs out front on which they posted messages to be read by passing cars.
For lighthearted fun, be lifted by some of these clever, faith-promoting sayings.
“Prayer — the first wireless communication.”
“Try our Sundays — they’re better than Baskin-Robbins.”
“Seven days without prayer makes one weak.”
“No God. No peace. Know God, know peace.”
“God answers knee-mail.”
“Are you sitting on the premises or standing on the promises?”
“The best vitamin for a Christian is B1.”
“Have you read my bestseller? There’s gonna be a quiz. God”