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What Does the Bible Say About Caring for Refugees?
August 2nd, 2016

What Does the Bible Say About Caring for Refugees?

Davina McDonald

Refugees face harsh experiences. Many have died crossing treacherous seas in search of land anywhere but their homeland. They flee in desperation, seeking protection. Their stories are rife with despair and anxiety. They are relieved to abandon the conflict at home, but every forward step is one of faith. ...

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Hearing the Story for the First Time
July 26th, 2016

Hearing the Story for the First Time

Juan Rojas-Hernández

The year of my seventh birthday, I wanted a Bible for Christmas. The previous year I had requested a bike, to no avail. But this time I got just what I asked for. There it was: a small blue Bible with the classic line drawings that captured my imagination. ...

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Joseph: The Power of Emotion in the Bible
July 19th, 2016

Joseph: The Power of Emotion in the Bible

Christina Miller

When I was growing up my family loved going to the stage production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat . We made it a multigenerational event—grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and siblings. My family lined up in theater seats, young and old, outnumbering Jacob and his twelve sons. ...

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How is God’s Creativity Reflected in Us?
July 12th, 2016

How is God's Creativity Reflected in Us?

Linda K. Bridges 

A fiery sunset riveted my attention. I dashed for my camera in hopes of capturing the magnitude of its beauty. Got it! My heart soared. Not long after that, as I was driving home one evening, I was caught off guard by the bigness of a harvest moon ...

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How Your Personality Impacts Reading the Bible
July 5th, 2016

How Your Personality Impacts Reading the Bible

Reading and interpreting the Bible through our twenty-first-century sensibilities has its challenges.  Serious students of Gods Word will recognize that assessing and applying Scripture faithfully requires at least a cursory grasp of the culture of the original writers. It helps to keep in mind such simple things as ...

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Does God See My Needs?
June 28th, 2016

Does God See My Needs?

Linda K. Bridges 

Celeste wiped her eyes again and tossed the soaked tissue onto the mound beside her. How could I have been so stupid? I thought he loved me! Now, what? Her hand moved involuntarily to her belly and the small life she now carried.  Today Celestes lover ...

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5 Ways My Dad Helped Me Love the Bible
June 19th, 2016

5 Ways My Dad Helped Me Love the Bible

Randy Petersen

What does the Bible say about families? We never did well with family devotions, and I think Dad felt guilty about that. Church leaders kept telling us that it was crucial for a Christian home to have such a regular household gathering. We agreed with the principle, but we were ...

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What is the Biblical Response to Terrorism?
June 17th, 2016

What is the Biblical Response to Terrorism?

Randy Petersen

O LORD, how long must I call for help before you listen, before you save us from violence? Why do you make me see such trouble? How can you stand to look on such wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are all around me, and there is fighting and quarreling everywhere ...

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