Everybody Belongs In the Church, Including You

Grandma Briggs
Grandma Briggs

Grandma Briggs, daughter Carolyn, granddaughter Angie (my wife), and great-granddaughter Ella (my daughter).

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 look like, and what he saw was more 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 Lamb.” (Revelation 7:9 NLT)

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I Am a Foreigner

Happy Kids from the Dominican Republic
Happy Kids from the Dominican Republic

Some smiling, happy kids in Santiago, Dominican Republic, who spent the day with us, learning about Jesus and hugging us randomly.

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.

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