Tag: safety

  • Your Smartphone, Your Kids, and Their Safety

    Dear Universe, We’re out on a date for the night and our kids are home alone. Here’s our address and a map to our house. Sincerely, Mom and Dad That’s ridiculous. No parent would ever say that. I would never say that. Except we do it all the time. Sure, we don’t do it intentionally, […]

  • If in Doubt… A Prayer for the Week

    He spoke to the Woman: “Do I understand that God told you not to eat from any tree in the garden?” Genesis 3:1b O, the temptress. I hear you in the shadows. You slither into my lonely moments and whisper in my ear. And yet… despite you. To spite you. Stomping you out! Ignoring your […]

  • Climbing Trees

    One of my favorite things to do as a kid was to climb trees. From first grade to sixth grade the most consistent place you’d find me (When I disappeared, which was all the time!) would likely be up in a tree. Until fourth grade it was all about hanging out with friends (literally) and […]

  • Just Make it to Harbor

    Imagine how good this guy felt when he got the boat into harbor? What a metaphor for life! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve felt like this. Life is ugly sometimes. And just pulling into safe harbor is exhilarating.

  • Is this a safe place?

    About 10 months ago a group of people sat on Chris’ back porch talking about starting a youth ministry for our church, Harbor Mid-City. As we chatted, dreamt, and prayed about this ministry one of the things that came out was… “We want it to be a safe place for students to explore a relationship […]