Everyday Resurrection

Everyday Resurrection

We are invited to not only celebrate Easter on one Sunday a year, but the invitation is to learn how to continually express the hope of resurrection in our every day lives. The focus of HVG is to partner with community leaders in order to empower vulnerable women and...
The Hope of Tribes

The Hope of Tribes

There is great hope that can be experienced and expressed in a tribe. It is this sense of tribe that has power to root us into a community, while learning to appreciate and encourage the diversity of another tribe. Especially during the peacemaking discussions in...
Rhythms of Prayer

Rhythms of Prayer

Ruth Haley Barton says, “You would be surprised what your soul wants to say to God. You would be surprised what God wants to say to your soul.” It is this type of freedom in prayer we must dedicate ourselves to exploring. Prayer is well understood as “being present to...
Am I Good Enough?

Am I Good Enough?

  “Through no merit of ours but my His mercy, we have been restored to a right relationship with God through the life, death, and resurrection of His beloved Son. This is the good news, the gospel of grace.” Brennen Manning Last November we completed six weeks of our...
Living the Smile of God

Living the Smile of God

My God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face to shine upon us, that Your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations. Ps. 67:1-2 It is this passage Amber and I had as the vision for our family when we got married nearly 15 years ago. I...
Just Imagine!

Just Imagine!

No eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him. 1 Corinthians 2:9   Looking back at 2017 this verse has continued to resonate in my mind. At the beginning of every year, we plan, set budgets, and pray that...