Soul: Fire in Preaching

by Kyndall Rothaus

In my experience, eighty percent of the fuel for preaching comes from sources outside the study. I do not mean scouring the countryside or the urbanside for sermon illustrations.

Flame: Sensory Prayer Path

by Mina Munns

I was inspired by a photo I saw on Pinterest recently of a sensory pathway and it got me thinking about how we could use the idea to help children to connect with God.

Crossroads: Blessed Are You

by Jessica Asbell

We all have times in our lives in things are just tough. Your parents seem to fight a lot. You’re having a hard time in school. There’s a bully who keeps picking on you.

Formations 02.24.2019: Dancing with the Divine

by Darrell Pursiful

In Judaism, the Torah is read from start to finish every year. In the fall, Jews mark the completion of this annual cycle through holiday of Simchat Torah, “rejoicing in the Law.”

Connections 02.24.2019: Life after Death

by Kelley Land

Who among us has not wondered about the afterlife? Especially when someone we know dies, we cling to the few descriptions the Bible gives us about what we imagine as “heaven.” God is usually depicted as speaking from heaven, as in Psalm 33:13.

A Church “Meet Cute” for Valentine’s Day

by Lance Wallace

One of the well-established plot devices of the modern romantic comedy is the first meeting of the would-be couple. Known in movie parlance as the “meet cute,” it is the defining moment of the story.

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