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*Gasp!*

Quinn G. Caldwell

I used to scoff, pretty hardcore, at certain ways of reading the Song of Songs.


Damned if He Does…

Mary Luti

We may not admit it, or even know it, but most of us harbor fixed notions about what a real Christian is like, or a perfect parent, or an ideal pastor, or a good citizen.


He's Got Our Back

What's your favorite verse or story in the Bible?


Epiphany

"On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage."


Parents Who Try Too Hard Risk Obscuring God

Matt Fitzgerald

Being parented is difficult.


This Is Real

Vicki Kemper

If you've spent any time in museums or wandered wide-eyed through an ancient city, you know how it goes.


Never Give Up

Tony Robinson

The old coach had been invited to give the high school commencement speech.


Our Four Freedoms Report Card

Richard L. Floyd

On January 6, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his State of the Union address, which became known as the "Four Freedoms Speech."


I Love Your Law

Talitha Arnold

On this Eve of Independence Day and its celebration of freedom, today's Psalm instead praises a restriction on freedom,  i.e. God's law.


Cup of Water Crisis

Kaji Douša

Things were different, she noticed. "His bones hurt," her son told her.