Posts by AFBC

Recreation

In the long days of July when the sun remains high in the sky for hours and outdoor activities abound, I think about what it means to have time for recreation. It is time for running and playing, enjoyment and leisure. It does not feel like we have to acomplish anything. We have permission to…

Luggage Tags

There are certain days, which punctuate the journey of faith. Each and every day of our journey, including the routine and the mundane, is meaningful; but as we look back on the past, there are particular days, which stand out. They seem to mark the seasons of our lives. Many times these days are rooted…

AFBC Jail Ministry

During the summer, we make big plans! It might be a vacation we have been looking forward to for months. It might be traveling overseas. We might start a hobby, make a list a goals, or tackle projects around the house. Daniel Burnham, who was the director of the World’s Exposition in Chicago in 1893,…

Gathering and Going

Even if it is hard to tell by driving by the church building, we must remember that the church has never been static. It is why we talk about the church as the body of Christ with arms and legs in motion. From its very beginning in the corridors of history, the church has been…

Under Construction

As we drive around Auburn, whether we are passing by campus or a street corner downtown, there is construction. It always creates questions and curiosity. We might drive by our neighbor’s house, where they are building a new addition and wonder, “How long will it take to complete?” We might notice a bulldozer clearing a…