Crossroads: Why Are We Called Children of Abraham?

by Jessica Asbell

When I was a kid, we used to sing a song called Father Abraham. “Father Abraham had many sons. Many sons had Father Abraham. And I am one of them, and so are you. So let’s all praise the Lord.” I always wondered why we sang that Father Abraham had many sons.

Formations 03.10.2024: Places to Be

by Darrell Pursiful

Psalm 95 invites us to imagine a grand pilgrimage, with throngs of worshipers coming to kneel before God.

Connections 03.10.2024: If You Think This is Bad…

by Nikki Finkelstein-Blair

Sometimes in the Bible, God’s people seem all too human. We can easily relate to their frustrations and their failures, their reactivity and their resistance.

Can’t Help Falling in Love

by Kimberly McClung DeVries

If you’re like me, you’ve been in church a long time. You’ve seen the good and bad, the highs and lows, and in many ways, your church experience might best compare to a long marriage.

A View from the Pew: View from the Pulpit

by Lance Wallace

In most churches, there are a limited number of people who have the opportunity to look out on the congregation from the pulpit.

Crossroads: Why Are There Rainbows?

by Jessica Asbell

As a child, I always loved rainbows. I loved drawing them, and I really loved seeing them in the sky. There was something about all those different colors coming together after the rain that made me smile. As an adult, I still like rainbows.

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