Bless This Meal: A Biblical Perspective
by Ali Corona on April 16, 2018 in clc
By Ali Corona
He may have felt insignificant -- a young boy walking home with a basket of lunch for his family -- five small loaves and two fish.
With a glance toward heaven and a heartfelt prayer, Jesus multiplied a few parcels into a lavish feast for a crowd that was hungry for spiritual and physical nourishment.
All four gospels recount this important moment in history. The sight of the unseen Kingdom colliding with the world must have made a deep impression on each of their hearts and minds.
Today, an estimated 795 million people around the world are undernourished. In Texas, 1 in 6 families are unable to put meals on their tables everyday. Hunger, both physical and spiritual, is devastating...
ANDAR EL CAMINO
by Ali Corona on October 12, 2017 in clc espanol
El mundo está turbado. Plagado deconfusión, violencia, frustración y división, parece haber una ansiedad e irritabilidad general en el aire. Esta semana he escuchado a muchas personas expresar lo abrumadas que se sienten. Yo también siento la tensión.
El sábado pasado me reuní con un grupo de veinte personas de la First Baptist Church Covington, su pastor, Dr. Eric Black, un grupo de estudiantes de la Facultad de Servicio Social Garland de la Universidad de Baylor, y Gaynor Yancey, profesora de servicio social y directora del Center for Family and Community Ministries.
En la mañana hablamos de una serie de preguntas que...
Walk the Way
by Ali Corona on October 12, 2017 in clc
The world is troubled. Riddled with confusion, violence, frustration, and divisiveness, there seems to be a general anxiety and irritability in the air. In the past week, I have heard multiple people express how overwhelming everything feels.
I get it. I feel the tension, too.
This past Saturday, I sat in a fellowship hall with twenty lovely people. The group was comprised of church members from First Baptist Church Covington, their pastor, Dr. Eric Black, a group of Baylor University’s Garland School of Social Work students, and Dr. Gaynor Yancey, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Center for Family and Community...