Crossroads: Do Something

by Jessica Asbell

Theory and practice are two very different things. I may believe that I can do something, but until I actually do it, who knows whether or not I can?


Formations 09.06.2015: Bad Habits

by Michelle Meredith

In his rambling novella Notes from the Underground, Fyodor Dostoevsky joins the authors and artists who ponder the idea that human beings have subconscious thoughts and memories.


Uniform 09.06.2015: Praying for One Another

by Michael Ruffin

In a song of my generation, the singer pleads, “Tell me what you want and I’ll give you what you need.” I’ve learned over the years that my prayers often go like that—I ask God for what I want and God gives me what I need.


Love Does

by Kimberly McClung DeVries

My book club recently read the book Love Does by Bob Goff. Recognizing that the focus on love is typically what it is, this book centers itself instead around what love does.


A View from the Pew: Worship Wars’ Next Battlefront—the Thermostat

by Lance Wallace

If your church is anything like mine, there’s a battle being fought this time of year that impacts the quality of worship more than the music, length of the sermon, or the translation of the Bible used. Of course, I’m talking about the air conditioning.


Crossroads: The Armor of God

by Jessica Asbell

Have you ever seen some of the equipment that comes with playing sports? Football players put on helmets, chin guards, mouth guards, cleats, and shoulder pads in order to protect themselves when they play.

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