We Are Different. Yet Alike.

We Are Different. Yet Alike.

Last Sunday, Highlands Church began the long journey of supporting refugees. For our first initiative, we’re partnering with a local, Denver resettlement agency, “ACC.” 50 of us gathered in the auditorium where we heard from amazing people, like Eyni Ali (pictured)...
Your Shadows Shorten When You Stop Hiding 

Your Shadows Shorten When You Stop Hiding 

This week’s article is by guest-contributor and Highlander, Paula Williams. It was my privilege to present a keynote address at the 2017 Gay Christian Network Conference. The response of the 1400 attendees was overwhelming. They expressed such appreciation. Your...
Shut Up and Slow Down

Shut Up and Slow Down

“Be still and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10 is a much nicer way to say, “Slow down and shut up”, but it should have the same jarring urgency to it. At our weekly staff meetings, we always take a chunk of time for different prayer exercises. They not only help us all...
Pastor Confesses He Lived with an Axe Murderer

Pastor Confesses He Lived with an Axe Murderer

The axe murderer I am referring to is God. Not God for who God is, but God as I was taught to understand Him and teach about Him (male pronouns intentional). The deal is, the God that far too many of us were taught to understand and teach about was only a part-time...
“Hey now, Hey now, Don’t Dream It’s Over”

“Hey now, Hey now, Don’t Dream It’s Over”

Even though I am a died in the wool hippie for music from the late 60’s to mid 70’s, Crowded House is the band of the mid 80’s to 90’s that just tears me up. There is something so vulnerable about Neil Finn’s voice. Seriously, this band makes me weepy sometimes. So...