February 10, 2020
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Dorothy Littell Greco encourages diversity in personal relationships: “We move through life amassing preferences and forming deeply held beliefs about everything from the food we eat to the music we play in church on Sunday morning to how we value other people. Differences that arise when we build relationships within a diverse group often conflict […]

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February 3, 2020
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Kathryn Freeman encourages Christians to see Just Mercy: “Throughout the movie, Bryan moves towards those are suffering, when the natural response would be to move away. When his mother expresses her concerns about him moving down South, where he’ll face the death risk posed by Southern racism, Bryan responds that she always taught him ‘to […]

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January 27, 2020
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Michelle Van Loon encourages churches to welcome everyone: "A few years ago, I did an informal survey of nearly 100 pastors and church leaders and heard mixed perspectives on the older members in their congregations. While some expressed gratitude for their wisdom, experience, stability, and ongoing financial support, others were frustrated. They said the older […]

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January 20, 2020
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The Atlantic republishes Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Dr. King concludes this way: “Never before have I written so long a letter. I’m afraid it is much too long to take your precious time. I can assure you that it would have been much shorter if I had been writing from […]

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January 13, 2020
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Jon D. Wilke remembers the life of Louis Evans: "’We are grateful for your thoughts and prayers,’ Pastor Evans wrote. ‘Many have asked how to help during this time. In honor of Lois, I would also love for you to consider sending flowers this week to your pastor's wife. Lois loved receiving flowers but she […]

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January 6, 2020
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Sheila Wise Rowe gives a taste of her new book, (Link unfortunately paywalled, but worth at least a temporary subscription: “Suddenly someone pounded on the front door. My uncle unlatched the deadbolt, and there stood my dad, Robert, dressed in black. His speech was halting: ‘Come on; let’s go beat up some whiteys.’ My uncle […]

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December 16, 2019
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Sophie DeMuth reviews Daniel Darlings’ new book on Christmas: “One of the greatest strengths of the book is its ability to zoom in on the details of each character’s story while also keeping the entire context of scripture in view. Instead of staying within the confines of Matthew and Luke, Darling ventures from Genesis to […]

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December 9, 2019
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Trillia Newbell fights against discouragement: “David also preaches to his soul not to forget the Lord’s benefits. This reminder, of course, is not only for times of discouragement and sorrow. Regardless of the season of life that we’re in, we should always remember the work of the Lord on our behalf. When we are discouraged, […]

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December 2, 2019
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Tish Harrison Warren brings Advent to the New York Times: “I do not want to be the Grinch tsk-tsking anyone for decorating the tree early or firing up ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ before the 25th. I’m all for happiness, joy, eggnog, corny sweaters and parties, but to rush into Christmas without first taking time to collectively […]

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