open door

Nov 17th, 2018 A Year on The Porch arstanley 1 min read

I grew up in a home with an open-door policy. Hospitality was a big thing for our family. We had several friends live with us, we had church in our home, youth group, band practice, bible studies, and a lot of late-night talks. That culture easily passed to me. I love having a house full of people. We’ve become the middle school hang out this…

study

Nov 9th, 2018 A Year on The Porch arstanley 1 min read

There was a lot of growth over the last five years. A lot of personal growth. A lot of working through baggage. I’ve not felt far from God, but I knew there were pieces of my relationship missing, and not growing. Starting a new church, getting back to these hard, intense, scripture focused sermons, starting a new bible study in Ecclesiastes, and now back in…