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2 Ways to Animate Your Bible Reading
February 3rd, 2020

2 Ways to Animate Your Bible Reading

Randy Petersen

Many Bible readers get into a certain rhythm—reading 5-10 verses of the Bible text and asking certain questions to dig into the meaning. Perhaps they read an entry from a devotional booklet. This is a fine model for Bible study, no need to change it. Unless ...

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Does Social Media Make You Anxious?
January 27th, 2020

Does Social Media Make You Anxious?

Kari E. Randall

My friends are railing about politics on Facebook again. I’m exhausted. My social media feeds brim with news of violence, incivility, and decidedly un-neighborly behavior with no end in sight. And that’s just in the United States. Does it feel the same for you? ...

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You Can Engage Scripture on Your Way to Work
January 20th, 2020

You Can Engage Scripture on Your Way to Work

Davina McDonald

The sun has just come up and already I’m 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 I’m not careful, I will allow things ...

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Make 2020 Your Year of the Bible
January 13th, 2020

Make 2020 Your Year of the Bible

Carolyn Wildermuth

If I had a nickel for every time I said, “I don’t have enough time to do that, ” I would be rich. For me, and I suspect most people, not enough time is an automatic excuse for things I have not thought through or prioritized. The bottom line ...

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Scripture for every season of life
January 6th, 2020

Scripture for every season of life

Dottie McLoughlin

I recently reached Senior Citizen status and was having a little trouble celebrating the event. It seemed a bit unreal—after all, wasnt I just 35 a year or two ago? Then I remembered: Oh yeah, the kids are married with families of their own. My husband and I downsized ...

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The Bible for the World in 2020
December 30th, 2019

The Bible for the World in 2020

Alasdair Wallace

Alasdair Wallace – Bible Advocacy Campaign Manager, Scottish Bible Society I can sometimes forget that when I’m reading the Bible: what I’m looking at is a translation. And not just a translation into English from the original languages of Hebrew ...

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
December 23rd, 2019

Join in singing a 280-year-old Christmas Carol

Bryan Park

I have a particular fondness for old hymns of the faith. A good hymn allows us to sing Scripture, and when we sing Scripture, we’re interacting with the Bible, which shapes our choices and transforms our relationships. And since we are just a few days away from Christmas, I’d ...

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What are we waiting for?
December 16th, 2019

What are we waiting for?

Christina Miller

I often wonder how Mary felt in the days leading up to Jesuss birth. What did it feel like to nurture and carry the Messiah? What physical pain and spiritual peace did she experience? When she received news of her unexpected pregnancy, Luke tells us, Mary treasured up all ...

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