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November 03, 2016

No, Canada: Why Christians Stay Put When Politics Fail

By: 
Drew Larson
Why Christians stay put when politics and elections fail

Oh, elections. They do bring out our rhetorical best, don’t they? Surely you’ve heard (or maybe thought) this recently: “Well, if Candidate X wins this election, I’m moving to Canada!” 

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October 27, 2016

More Than a Check Box: Reflecting God’s Multiethnicity as a Biracial Woman

By: 
Stephanie Jimenez
Being biracial

I have watched the movie Selena many, many times.

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October 05, 2016

No Job Is a Calling (and 4 Reasons That’s Good News)

By: 
Drew Larson
Work, calling, and jobs

Few things in life are as frustrating as a terrible job.

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June 28, 2016

This Is Our Command

By: 
Stephanie Jiménez
John 15

Love is a pretty big deal.

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March 17, 2016

Why It’s OK to Disagree

By: 
Jen Herrmann
Why It's OK to Disagree

When I moved overseas, I joined the first church I found. It was different from churches I was used to, but the gospel at all was a comfort at a time when I was grasping for any constants.

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March 11, 2016

Breaking Out of the Spiritual Gifts Straitjacket

By: 
Drew Larson
Breaking out of the spiritual gifts straitjacket

My friend Jennifer leaned over my cubicle wall.

“You know when my whole life changed?” she said to me. “When I realized I didn’t have to just bake cookies all the time.”

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January 17, 2016

Following Jesus into Reconciliation

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Martin Luther King Jr., Jesus, and reconciliation

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was, without a doubt, a great leader.

But he was a great follower first.

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December 23, 2015

Hope for a Broken World

By: 
Timothy Holmes
Jesus, hope, Christmas

People are in distress. 

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October 02, 2015

Blessed Are Those Persecuted Because of Righteousness

By: 
Timothy Holmes
The Beatitudes

“Why do good things happen to bad people?” she asked. “That is the biggest question that I struggle with.”

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September 23, 2015

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

By: 
Steven Grahmann
The Beatitudes

In my twenties, I liked a good argument. And I loved to win. 

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