Alone in a greenhouse: Time that nourishes

The Henderson Settlement campus is nearly empty this summer. But tucked away in one of five greenhouses is Casey Smith with a water hose. She's nurturing the vegetables and greens she planned and planted before everyone realized the pandemic is going to stay awhile. “God gives me the ability to do it,” she says. “I... Continue Reading →

Taco casserole for when you can’t hug

Like most of you, I’m separated from family during the coronavirus pandemic. Both of my adult sons live alone right now, trying to stay away from germs while struggling with the social isolation. One is staying in Chattanooga. One is in downtown Knoxville, right next to Church Street United Methodist Church. One is unemployed because... Continue Reading →

¿Por qué cocina Isaac 12 tartas de queso?

(We have translated our story about Isaac and his cheesecakes for our Spanish-speaking friends!) Isaac López cocinó 47 tartas de queso este fin de semana. Debe cocinar 65 tartas de queso más. Isaac, de 12 años, está tratando de ganar suficiente dinero para hacer su primer viaje de misión. La idea para recaudar fondos llegó... Continue Reading →

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