Nina Thomas

Congrats, you made it. You got through four years of college working those underpaying odd jobs and now you are finally working full time. In my situation, it was really five years of college as I jumped right into a master’s in education program and continued working in a teaching residency that paid very little. I kept dreaming of my full-time paycheck and everything I could one day afford.

But here’s the truth: once I started working full time, the money wasn’t what I thought it would be. As it turns out, sometimes it isn’t how much we make but our attitude toward what we have been given that makes the difference.

By Brenda Jo Wong

As Charismatic Christianity affirms all the gifts of the Holy Spirit, believers can hear from God in multiple ways. God can speak through dreams, visions, prophetic words, or listening prayer. We see many examples of this in Scripture.

By Steve Tamayo

Although non-denom churches can be difficult to explain and define, I find them easy to justify. Non-denominational churches exist because God’s people are diverse and his passions include the entire earth. Some of us just don’t fit into a denominational box. 

By Jason Gaboury

Anglicans have learned to see the churning conflict of each generation as an opportunity for worship, witness, and welcome. Sometimes articulated as via media or “the middle way,” Anglicans blur the lines between Protestant and Catholic, Reformed and Anabaptist, liberal and evangelical. This is our church’s greatest strength as well as its most profound weakness.

By Colleen Degen

For those unfamiliar with Catholicism and its beliefs, it may seem complicated, antiquated, and full of ritual. But, having been raised in the Catholic Church, I recognize the ways I have been formed by its teachings and its history, and see ways that it has much to offer the broader Church.

By Chandra Crane

Presbyterians aren’t usually seen as being the life of the party. But I am grateful for the ways the gospel is preached, in all its nuance and life-giving truth, at my Presbyterian church in Jackson, Mississippi. 

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