Journal

Tag: music

Meet Laren Butler, Corhaven’s Summer 2018 Intern!

 Everyone, we are so happy to be welcoming Laren Butler to Corhaven for the summer of 2018.  She comes to us in between her third and fourth years at UVA where she studies Sociology and Religious studies.  She is involved with Theological Horizons, and found out about...

I Wonder as I Wander

The year was 1933, deep into the Great Depression. In Murphy, NC, a small Appalachian town, a group of evangelicals seeking to raise funds had been ordered out of town. At one point before leaving: “A girl had stepped out to the edge of the little platform...

Lent Resources 2017

Liturgical seasons can act as guideposts through the year and Lent is a particularly special one.  It’s easy to get caught up in the “sackcloth and ashes” part of Lent, with all the self-denial and focus on our own sin.  This is important to...

Sheer Joy!

Last time I offered some Transcendence.  This time I want to offer Sheer Joy!  These few things fill my heart with laughter or happiness or wonder or all of them at the same time.  Enjoy them! The first is probably my favorite minute and twenty-two seconds on Youtube....

Transcendence

TRANSCENDENCE.  That’s what these live performances are for me.  They take me to a different place, lift me up from the low places, take me again to the High Place of God’s presence, and Glory, and Truth.  They feed my spirit, nourish my convictions, keep me wanting...