A Healing Journey

A Healing Journey

by Meah Arakaki My own healing story is incomplete.  I’ve spent countless hours in the process of and participation in my own healing, and yet there is still so much more to take place. I mark the beginning of my healing journey to a moment in college when a good...
Triennial Assembly: Seeking Jesus For Jesus’ Sake

Triennial Assembly: Seeking Jesus For Jesus’ Sake

Dear Christ the Redeemer family, Russell Moore is one of the leading Christian thinkers and voices in our day regarding the Christian faith in the public square. He is president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and...
A Reflection On Rhythm and Seasons

A Reflection On Rhythm and Seasons

As an introvert, I suppose that it was natural that I chose the drums as my first musical instrument *way* back in grade school. On the one hand, drummers remain out of the spotlight, often far back in the shadowy, dark recesses of the stage. And yet, they wield an...
Triennial Assembly: Identity In Christ

Triennial Assembly: Identity In Christ

Dear Christ the Redeemer family,I have mentioned that one of the things I got to do this summer was to attend our Province’s Triennial Assembly. It was wonderful: I had the opportunity to reconnect with long-time friends from places all around the country, and we all...
Freed From Shame

Freed From Shame

Shame is powerful. Many people weaponize it, shaming others by whom they feel threatened in the hopes of denying their existence or stopping their voice. Many carry a deep burden of shame, too embarrassed to admit it or the causes, whether that be things they have...