Pray-Her

How Do We Pray from Here?

by Starlette Thomas

Nearly 160,000 people have died in America due to COVID-19. So many names. Too many to name or write down on my prayer list.

Flame: Sharing God’s Love

by Mina Munns

The rainbow is a great symbol for Christians of God’s love and promise to us. It’s also the symbol of new beginnings, a key message of Christianity. This activity helps children to think about their own ability to share God’s love with others and to pray for those who don’t yet know that love.

Crossroads: Standing Up for Others

by Jessica Asbell

Joseph was the favorite son and it seems like he liked to tell on his brothers. So Joseph was a tattletale and the favorite, and his brothers hated him for it. They hated him so much that they plotted to kill him. But Reuben knew how much Joseph meant to his father, and so he stood up for him. Kind of.

Formations 08.16.2020: Laughing through Tears

by Darrell Pursiful

Twenty years ago, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was applauded as a groundbreaking TV program. Despite the fantastical premise—a teenage girl who fights vampires—the show explored characters and emotions in ways that aren’t common even today.

Connections 08.16.2020: Powerful People

by Michael Ruffin

“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” So said Lord Acton in an 1887 letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton.

The Decision Paradox

by Judson Edwards

People seldom have to choose between right and wrong. Once upon a time, not long ago it seems, I embarked on a journey to be a pastor. I felt call to do battle with the forces of evil in the name of God.

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