Amy Braun Price

Love God. Love Others.

What You Can Do

It’s a helpless feeling.  Feeling like there’s nothing you can do.  Maybe that’s why we spend so much time online, looking at the intangible because we have nothing tangible to put our hands on.  Maybe that’s why we get so… Continue Reading →

She Can and She Did

I’ve never known the word can’t. There is a difference between that and no.  I am a millenial, I did get my share of participation ribbons and told I was a special snowflake, but my mother made sure I knew no meant… Continue Reading →

On Being Uprooted

It was finally cooler outside this morning, so after breakfast I dressed in gardening clothes.  The flowerbeds in the front of our house had been…well…dirtbeds all spring, minus one rogue tulip that we never planted.  We have a fair amount… Continue Reading →

Remaining at the Table

Last week I wrote a blog entitled, “You Keep Using That Word…” in an effort to describe my frustration with the breakdown in conversation happening among Christians, particularly in regards to human sexuality.  I described my frustration with Christians who… Continue Reading →

You keep using that word…

“You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means.”   This scene, from the ever-quotable 1987 film The Princess Bride, perfectly sums up my response to some of the feedback I’m seeing on… Continue Reading →

On Compassion In the Midst of Disagreement

The interview below aired Sunday on CNN, a conversation between a CNN anchor, Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York, and a young refugee woman was was denied access to the US. In every conflict we face, whether it’s as large… Continue Reading →

Jimmy, Annie, Bono & Me

Recently I was completing a questionnaire and the final question was something like this, “What three celebrities (non-religious figures) would you like to emulate and why?” Now first, you should know the questionnaire was a small part of the evaluation… Continue Reading →

Sunday Sermon: The Power of Words

[James 1:18-22 and 3:3-12] Today marks the beginning of our new series, Transformed by…Words.  Transformed by Words.  Today we’ll talk about the power of words, their ability (like most things) to be used for good or harm, and over the… Continue Reading →

When Hope Is The Worst Word: A Post For Aylan

Earlier this week, pictures emerged of a small body on the seashore. A toddler, a cuddly three-year old, no different than the sweet pre-schoolers I greeted Tuesday on their first day at school. A small lifeless body, washed up on… Continue Reading →

Sunday Sermon: Life in the Margins

When I think of margins, I think of that glorious inch or two of pure white space at the top of a piece of notebook paper: fresh, nothing required, open to doodles, scribbles, extra calculations, or just…space.  When we can… Continue Reading →

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