Stained Glass

Everybody Belongs, Starting with You

Brandon Grace Hills

Everybody belongs. When we say everybody, we mean every color, every shape, every personality, and people with every kind of story imaginable. Everyone belongs, even before they believe. It’s sad that we have to expound on the word “everybody” to make sure people know that we mean everybody. This is the fourth core value of Grace Hills, and like the others, …

Grandma Briggs

Everybody Belongs In the Church, Including You

Brandon Culture

I’m white. So when I die, I’ll go to white heaven, right? Actually, a Jewish man named John once had a God-given vision of what heaven would lo like, and what he saw was like “a vast crowd, too great to count, from every nation and tribe and people and language, standing in front of the throne and before the …

Happy Kids from the Dominican Republic

I Am a Foreigner

Brandon Culture

I don’t like that word. I don’t like to hear people called “foreigners” on American soil. And frankly, I just don’t care that much about the politics of immigration. I’m a Christian, a stranger and a foreigner in this culture. My citizenship is in another kingdom, so I’m odd and strange because of my beliefs and values. Right now, I’m …