Far More than We Can Imagine
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:05 -0400

The Apostle Paul trusted the God of infinite imagination, and we are encouraged to do the same. Whether we’re trying to envision a just world or the healing of our own hearts.

Author: Talitha Arnold
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Can I Live Here?
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:01 -0400

The invitation to kick back, relax and get comfortable living in God’s beautiful and holy place is not nearly as unattainable as many of us assume. It is evident daily.

Author: Kenneth Samuel
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Payback
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:03 -0400

Payback always means more violence. It punishes, but it doesn’t fix a thing and it doesn’t satisfy. All you’re left with is a corroded heart.

Author: Mary Luti
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Comma Campaigns
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:03 -0400

We are rapidly learning new languages—and it is not always easy. I personally don’t speak Facebook or Instagram. It’s a good thing God is still speaking while we are all finding our way.

Author: Donna Schaper
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Distinctions Without Difference
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:07 -0400

A beautiful thing about worship: it levels the distinctions between people. People just want to be one person among the people of God. Also, coffee. Coffee is non-negotiable.

Author: John Edgerton
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The Word is Very Near You
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:00:01 -0400

God, nudge me out of analysis paralysis when it comes to knowing what you want me to do, and then acting on it. You have said it’s not too hard. I’m taking you at your word. Amen.

Author: Molly Baskette
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Tick Tock
Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:00:04 -0400

We work hard at getting and keeping what we’ve got at any cost. Sometimes we’re so focused on doing things right that we forget to do the right thing

Author: Phiwa Langeni
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Dancing
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

The rain bucketed down, an unwelcome sight at summer camp on a Thursday afternoon. Campers and counselors alike watched it sadly from beneath streaming roofs.

Author: Eric Anderson
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When Works Don’t Work
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Perhaps you sometimes work your faith to the bone. Perhaps you sometimes work-love yourself into exhaustion. And maybe you wonder what difference it all makes.

Author: Vicki Kemper
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Small, Strange Miracles
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:04 -0400

Miraculous things can happen when spiritual communities are on the move. People take a chance—to lend an ax-head, to rent a theater, to extend kindness that makes life livable.

Author: Vince Amlin
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We Choose Prayer
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:04 -0400

When you feed the hungry, you feed the soul. Serving a meal without a prayer feels as ridiculous as serving soup without a spoon. So we keep praying at meals.

Author: Lillian Daniel
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Burn
Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:37:21 -0400

You would do well to know the difference between being consumed and being afire. Burn for God’s message in you. 

Author: Kaji Dousa
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The Gospel for the Person Who Has Everything
Sun, 07 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

Some of the most important things in life happen not with another victory, but with a surrender. Like letting ourselves be loved. 

Author: Tony Robinson
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Body Talk
Sat, 06 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400

I feel the tiredness all in my body. Perhaps my body is calling me back to myself. To slow down and take notice. To breathe into those places that are painfully holding on to tension.

Author: Marilyn Pagán-Banks
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Religious Liberty is Neither
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:01 -0400

If Jesus served and was served by people of different faith, values and customs, we are called to do likewise.

Author: Matt Laney
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