Parenting

Happy little girl playing on the beach with a bucket
Jesus

Seeing with Jesus, In Portrait Mode

Liz Voboril | June 14, 2022

Reading the Gospels over, it is clear that Jesus could see in portrait mode. Of course, he could also take in a panorama! But over and over again, as Paul Miller points out, we see him “see” people, move toward them in compassion, and act on their behalf.
Hymnals in church pew
Grace Through the Eyes of Jesus

Grace Invites Us to Sing

Liz Voboril | February 22, 2022

A few years ago, I started to feel uncomfortable with my then lower elementary aged kids' lack of engagement in our worship service. There was no pressure around us to make a change; my discomfort didn't feel like embarrassment or guilt, but a nudge from the Lord to take action!