The Weakest Reed

He will not crush the weakest reed or put out a flickering candle.

October 3, 2014
by Rachel Gustafson

What do we really mean when we say we must proclaim the truth at all costs?

(Please see the note at the bottom of this post.) Last week, autumn ran a high fever.  I took oddly sweat-prickled walks in an environment that would normally be associated with cr-words like crisp and crunch and crumble, used interchangeably … Continue reading

April 9, 2014
by Rachel Gustafson

How to be all things to all people

Immediately after I posted this week considering what it means to not feel at home in the church I found myself, as is typical, feeling sick to my stomach about laying myself out online.  I worried about how my words would … Continue reading

September 18, 2013
by Rachel Gustafson
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How I dreamed of Africa, heard voices and went anyway. Twice.

Today, I had the honor of writing a guest post over at one of my friend Cate’s (two) blogs.  She has had Uganda on her heart lately and, as you know, it’s a very important place for our family.  She’s an … Continue reading