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Responding to the Call to Care for the Suffering
October 15th, 2018

Responding to the Call to Care for the Suffering

Kendell Borkowski

Part of our Christian call is to care for the vulnerable. In this  three-part series , Kendell Borkowski explores how to live out Scripture engagement through her call to adoption and foster care. Find out how you too can act on God’s Word through discerning and responding to ...

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Look to Jesus for Strength to Endure Your Trials
October 9th, 2018

Look to Jesus for Strength to Endure Your Trials

Jason Malec

Every one of us has experienced a parental fail. If you’re a parent, you can point to those times when you messed up. (Maybe as recently as this morning!) If you’re not a parent, there are likely times when your own parents made bad decisions or ...

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Understanding the Call to Care for the Suffering
October 1st, 2018

Understanding the Call to Care for the Suffering

Kendell Borkowski

Part of our Christian call is to care for the vulnerable. In this three-part series , Kendell Borkowski explores how to live out Scripture engagement through her call to adoption and foster care. Find out how you too can act on God’s Word through discerning and responding ...

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Find Sure Footing in the Bible During Big Changes
September 24th, 2018

Find Sure Footing in the Bible During Big Changes

Rosalie J. Karjala

How often have you heard this? “Oh, if only my life could get back to normal.” Or … “What a crazy year this has been. I can’t wait until things get back to normal.” We wait for the dust to settle, and when it finally ...

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Discover Your Ancestry in the Family of the Bible
September 17th, 2018

Discover Your Ancestry in the Family of the Bible

Catherine Ricketts

Last Christmas, my mother wrapped a stack of antique books and gave one to every member of my family. Each was a different edition of a book that was first published in 1840, written by my paternal ancestor, Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Each had a different binding: crimson with ...

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How to Understand the Paradoxes in Biblical Poetry
September 10th, 2018

How to Understand the Paradoxes in Biblical Poetry

Michael Dechane

The psalms are poetry, and understanding poetry often happens in stages as we grapple with its language, images, forms, and rhythms. If a poem expresses paradox, or communicates the reality of living with ambivalence, or traces the hazy outline of mystery—we are likely to be put off, confused, or ...

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How the Bible Can Make Us Kinder People
September 3rd, 2018

How the Bible Can Make Us Kinder People

Amber Parker

Kindness seems to be a lost art these days. Our culture puts an emphasis on self-promotion and achievement rather than on caring for others. Often showing kindness is not seen as a priority, and for some, it is viewed as a weakness. Even for those of us who believe ...

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Unveiling the Glorious Spectacle of the Gospel
August 27th, 2018

Unveiling the Glorious Spectacle of the Gospel

Lydia Sheldon

Last May, the fashion world’s interpretation of the divine promenaded up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Bearded prophets and winged angels ornamented a singer’s gown. Celebrities balanced golden halos and sported embroidered crosses. Sarah Jessica Parker propped a Dolce & Gabbana nativity scene ...

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