The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Posts tagged ‘community’

Goose Herding

Six baby geese hatched high up, living precariously on the edge of the Weiss Hospital rooftop. Because it can take anywhere from 2–3 months until they…

What is JPUSA?

Ever wonder what we really do in community? We’ve made this video for you! A five minute explanation of community life.  

Dreaming of IKEA

I often have this dream: church as IKEA. A place where I’m wandering around in a state of consumer euphoria. Enchanted by all the clean lines.…

In the Red Room

Tony and Eileen moved into Jesus People when they were well along in their years. Tony had been in the Navy and used to sport a…

Noise

Noise is a big part of community. It takes some getting used to. First there is the noise of the city. Sirens, trains, car horns, traffic,…

Staying

After reading Rebecca’s post, it reminded me very strongly of my re-entry back into the community in 2009. Having lived here for a year from 2005-06,…

Strangely Comfortable

  It was a rainy day, and chilly. I was hurrying back from Walgreen’s with my son’s prescription and a lot on my mind. As usual,…