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How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute
September 20th, 2016

How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute

Davina McDonald

The sun has just come up and already Im feeling anxious, flustered, even exhausted. Not only do I have noise all around me, but I also deal with noise within me. The hustle and bustle of commuting only makes this worse. If Im not careful, I will allow things ...

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Find Yourself in the Story of Creation
September 14th, 2016

Find Yourself in the Story of Creation

Sarah Christmyer

Cross is a short word of only five letters, but break it apart and it contains the whole story of the Bible. C.R.O.S.S. — C reation, R edemption, O ne nation, S eparation, S alvation. The story of the Bible is our story, too, ...

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Do You Ever Talk About the Bible?
September 6th, 2016

Do You Ever Talk About the Bible?

Randy Petersen

The last place I heard Scripture quoted was in a laundromat. He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord, said a middle-aged woman as she folded childrens clothes. In an animated conversation with another woman, she was complaining about her ex-husband, ...

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Ben-Hur: How Can We Break Cycles of Violence?
August 30th, 2016

Ben-Hur: How Can We Break Cycles of Violence?

Christina Miller

Tensions run high in the world of Ben-Hur . Jerusalem is under Roman occupation. Jews live as political exiles in their own city. Soldiers march the streets, quickly resorting to violence in even minor altercations. Entertainment involves brutality and death. It is a culture ready to spill blood—only ...

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What is the Big Picture of the Bible?
August 23rd, 2016

What is the Big Picture of the Bible?

Sarah Christmyer

Cross is a short word of only five letters, but break it apart and it contains the whole story of the Bible. C.R.O.S.S. — C reation, R edemption, O ne nation, S eparation, S alvation. The story of the Bible is our story, too, ...

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Have You Read the Arts Section of the Bible?
August 16th, 2016

Have You Read the Arts Section of the Bible?

Randy Petersen

You might call it the Arts Section of the Bible. Five books, smack dab in the center, that follow their own rules. Some call them Wisdom Literature, or the Writings, or the Poetic Books, but nothing else in Scripture is quite like this collection. The Psalms, of course, ...

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How to Learn from Wise Women in the Bible
August 9th, 2016

How to Learn from Wise Women in the Bible

Randy Petersen

We each must die and disappear like water poured out on the ground. But God doesnt take our lives. Instead, he figures out ways of bringing us back when we run away (2 Sam 14:14 CEV). With these words, a woman courageously challenged King David to bring back ...

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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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