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20 Aug 2018

The Life of the World

By |2018-08-20T14:15:10-04:00Aug 20, 2018|The Amore Blog|

In yesterday’s gospel reading, we heard that Jesus is “the bread of life…given for the life of the world.” (John 6:51-58). Those of us who have come to know Jesus as Lord, who have tasted and seen that He is good, know this to be true. We know that He [...]

21 May 2018

Looking for Family

By |2018-05-21T16:16:21-04:00May 21, 2018|The Amore Blog|

"Everybody is looking for family, even if they are running from it." I heard someone say this a few months ago and I've been reflecting on it ever since. We live in a world that elevates the individual: independence, upward mobility, and professional success are powerful cultural values that encourage [...]

30 Jan 2018

You Have No Idea the Good You’re Doing

By |2018-01-30T17:00:57-04:00Jan 30, 2018|The Amore Blog|

Amore at Truro is all about "encountering the love of God through the love of families." This happens in myriad ways-- when people open their homes to others and welcome them at the dinner table, for example; or when a husband-wife team serve their community or church together; or when [...]

21 Nov 2017

The Theology of a Kiss

By |2017-11-30T23:26:51-04:00Nov 21, 2017|The Amore Blog|

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why parents kiss their children’s “boo-boos.” This is such a culturally ingrained practice that most of us do it on auto-pilot. But actually, the theology behind it is quite profound: it implies that the greatest healing force available to us is love. You’re [...]

05 Nov 2017

Why Talk About Suffering?

By |2017-11-15T12:08:44-04:00Nov 5, 2017|The Amore Blog|

Next Sunday we are hosting a lunch discussion on various kinds of suffering people face (register here). Why devote a special time to focus on such a depressing topic? Here are a few reasons: We all experience suffering. Albeit in different ways, we all encounter pain and loss at some [...]

06 Sep 2017

Marriage and Singleness

By |2017-09-06T13:43:04-04:00Sep 6, 2017|The Amore Blog|

Join us next Sunday, September 17th, for lunch and a discussion about the meaning of marriage and singleness in the Christian life. All are welcome at this first event in our "Nuptial Theology for Everybody" series where Tory and others will lead us an exploration of questions such as: how [...]

08 Aug 2017

Coming Soon: Amore Event Series

By |2017-08-25T11:10:57-04:00Aug 8, 2017|Marriage, The Amore Blog|

Have you ever wondered about how a Christian vision of singleness might be a blessing to the Church? Or about the "why" of Christian marriage as opposed to just the "how"? Have you ever wondered what Tory means when he talks about "nuptial theology?" In the coming year, we are [...]

15 Jun 2017

An Amore Father’s Day

By |2017-08-08T16:45:24-04:00Jun 15, 2017|News, The Amore Blog|

Father’s Day is a day to celebrate the ministry of fatherhood. It is a day of cute crafts gifted from sticky fingered-kids and notes of appreciation from their mothers. It is a day for dads to hear “thank you.” However, the gospel brings to bear a few important reminders for [...]