Freedom

Scriptural Encouragement

by Mark Barneycastle I don’t know about you, but it is a huge deal for me. It is so important for me to know that I am free. I tend to panic when I start to feel like I’m losing my grip on freedom. What is freedom to you? Is it the absence of constraints? The ability to get what you want? I admit that I have lived most of my life at least living, […]

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Relationships vs. Objectives

Multicultural Relationship

Have you ever been in a huge rush to go somewhere or do something? Have you noticed that in your haste people often get thrown by the wayside? Or maybe because you were lost in conversation you forgot one of the items on your to do list. There is a battle inside of me where relationships and objectives wage war against each other with a winner take all mentality. There will be no compromise. I […]

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Generational Barriers

Multicultural Relationship

by Mark Barneycastle Last weekend I had the opportunity to travel with Josh to Williams Bay, WI (pop. 2415) for a missions conference. The church that was hosting the missions conference is a 119-year-old church called Calvary Community Church that began as a Swedish-speaking-only church. It was a thoroughly enjoyable weekend, full of Swedish pancakes, Wisconsonian accents, amazing weather, and worshiping GOD with His people. This trip was certainly a stretching trip for me, but […]

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