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How to Grow in Prayer in 2019
January 14th, 2019

How to Grow in Prayer in 2019

Lydia Sheldon

I’m going to offer a foolproof suggestion to help you grow in your relationship with God this year. It’s not a resolution you can fulfill on your own, on a treadmill or in your private Bible study. But it is very simple: pray with someone else ...

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The Case for a Physical Bible
January 7th, 2019

The Case for a Physical Bible

Michael Foust

If you’re like most Americans, you’re on the internet once a day or more. A 2018 Pew Research Center study showed that 77 percent of Americans are in that category. That includes 43 percent who are on the internet several times a day and 26 percent who ...

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Why You Should Number Your Days This New Year
December 31st, 2018

Why You Should Number Your Days This New Year

Liz Wann

A new year always comes at the heels of Christmas. In the words of John Lennon and Yoko Ono: “And so this is Christmas and what have we done Another year over, a new one just begun.” The end of a year brings reflection and remembrance, and ...

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When the Armies of Heaven Sang for Joy
December 24th, 2018

When the Armies of Heaven Sang for Joy

Suzy Silk

This two-part series explores the mystery and wonder of the Christmas story from the perspective of angels. This Christmas, as we gather with family, sing Christmas songs, and open presents under our trees, we might find an angel ornament hanging from a branch or ...

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Why the Angels Were Excited for Christmas
December 17th, 2018

Why the Angels Were Excited for Christmas

Suzy Silk

This two-part series explores the mystery and wonder of the Christmas story from the perspective of angels. Each year, I try to keep the Christmas story fresh by approaching it from a different perspective. This year, join me in considering the version in ...

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God Most Nigh
December 10th, 2018

God Most Nigh

Ann-Margret Hovsepian

As the calendar ticks closer to Christmas, one of the first carols we sing at church is “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.” It always gives me goosebumps, not only because the tune is so beautiful, but because I’m reminded that this name (also spelled Immanuel), assigned to Jesus about ...

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Good Food and God’s Goodness
December 3rd, 2018

Good Food and God’s Goodness

Suzy Silk

Growing up in New England, my family would drive out to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, each year for our two weeks of summer vacation. I have many memories from decades of these vacations, and most of them are “sense memories”—the smell of the salty breeze, the feel of the sand ...

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Scripture in Winter Light
November 26th, 2018

Scripture in Winter Light

Rosalie J. Karjala

As autumn moves along, do you find yourself bracing for the dark days to come, as I do? Encroaching darkness It’s early December in northern Minnesota. I love this state, but its bleak landscape seems to mirror my dread of the coming winter. The relentless flatness ...

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