Tattoos, tribes and true community

“They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” Acts 2:42 (NIV) What makes a true community? People use the word community to describe all sorts of social groups. But what constitutes a “true” (real, authentic, fully realized) community? If we are born into the

A great generation passes

“This is the generation of them that seek Him…”  Psalm 24:6 (KJV) My wife’s father, Garmon Whitfield Conner, passed away this past Wednesday. He died suddenly of a heart attack. Our family is in shock. As I sit in a Roanoke hotel room writing this entry, I can’t help but think about how much I’ll not