Posts in Serve
A Pastor’s Reflections on Rosaria Butterfield’s “The Gospel Comes with a House Key”

Today the world’s mentality is, if you want to get something done, you have to protest, march, boycott, or do something to wield power and influence to promote your agenda. In her most recent book, “The Gospel Comes with a House Key,” Rosaria Butterfield encourages Christians to simply open their homes to everyone and anyone as a means by which to share the love of Christ and the gospel.

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The Cambridge School Successfully Unites Academics with Character Formation

Education involves much more than acquiring IN-formation—it should also develop the formation of godly character. BCL interviews Jean Chung Kim, founder of The Cambridge School in San Diego, California, about the program’s success in educating the whole child and how you can apply classical education principles to your family's academic pursuits.

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The Absurd Way to Build Real Community

How often do you “like” someone’s Facebook post because you don’t want to be the friend who didn’t like it? Would Jesus do that? We want communities and relationships that are healthy, joyful, full of peace and love, and most of all real. Here's why the Bible's view of service—which seems absurd to worldly thinking—is the best way to build community and strengthen relationships.

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8,000+ Pounds of Treats for the Troops: Dr. Chan's Annual Halloween Candy Buyback

Beautiful Christian Life recently had the opportunity to connect with San Diego dentist Curtis Chan and his wife Mae regarding their nine-year participation in the annual Halloween Candy Buyback event. Last year they delivered 8000+ pounds of candy to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends over 200,000 care packages each year to U.S. troops stationed overseas.

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