The Benefits of Looking Through a New Lens

The Benefits of Looking Through a New Lens

An invocation at my church on July 4 weekend grabbed my attention and resonated with me in a new way. Stephen Reeves, executive director of Fellowship Southwest, and a member of First Austin, prayed: “Right now, it feels as though our freedoms are being rolled back,...
A Heart for the World

A Heart for the World

Growing up in the tightknit Boynton community near the Georgia-Tennessee border, it seemed that everyone gathered at the local baseball field on the Fourth of July. All day, there was one baseball or softball game after another. Some were serious competitions — at...