CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (BP) -- I live in Charlottesville, Va. You may have heard of it. You may have seen my city on the news or on your Twitter feed after several white nationalist and white supremacist groups converged on our downtown park to protest the potential removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. You likely have seen the images of confederate flags and swastikas, protesters and counter-protesters, fist fights and arrests, and videos of carnage. I have watched ...
Christine Hoover relays faith lessons learned the farming experiences of her brother-in-law in the Rio Grande Valley. "A farmer has an unwavering commitment to the harvest," Hoover notes. And: "A farmer enjoys a unique reward."
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (BP) -- Christine Hoover is a pastor's wife, stay-at-home mom and writer who blogs at www.gracecoversme.com. She and her husband Kyle serve at Charlottesville Community Church in Charlottesville, Va. This article is adapted from her latest book, "From Good to Grace: Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel" (Baker, 2015).
Pastor's wife Christine Hoover recalls a line she wrote for her marriage vows that has been a constant reminder of her commitment to her husband and to God.
Every so often, I stand in front of my wedding vows, hanging framed on the wall. Just as when I wrote the words, my heart stops on one line.