Community and Relationships

By Brenda Jo Wong

A crucial gift that God has given us is Christian community. And by community, I don’t just mean Christians who hang out together but friends who lovingly speak God’s truth in grace to keep us on the right path. This is the kind of community the Bible encourages us toward.

By Albert Y. Hsu

In 1998, Albert Hsu received a call that his father had committed suicide. Here, Albert reflects on grief, the current statistics around suicide, where he finds hope, and how we can help those who might be struggling with suicidal thoughts.

By Anne McCracken

The closer we resemble Jesus, the closer we are to being truly humble.

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.

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