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God is our hope, even in the darkness
Two verses tucked into the Old Testament book of Micah reminded me that there’s always a glimmer of light to be found, even on the darkest days.
Finding hope in dark places
Some days seem like all sunshine and roses. Other days … not so much. When you need a reminder of where our true hope is found, download the fall issue …
We’re all a masterpiece — and a work in progress
You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress. That’s the message I saw on a meme a few weeks ago, and it stuck with me. …
10 prayers for a new school year
The back-to-school season has begun, with students, teachers, and support staff preparing for a new year of learning. Here are 10 things we can pray as a new school year …
Being a Barnabas in a “me first” world
It’s easy to focus on ourselves instead of others in today’s “me first” world. But that mindset is the exact opposite of how God wants us to live as Christ …
Patriotic songs for America’s birthday
As with many holidays, music is entrenched in what we might associate with July 4. What’s your favorite song about America?
Book review: This Is Where It Ends by Cindy K. Sproles
How long are you bound to a promise you made? What does “family” really mean? And when everything else is stripped away, what do you really want?
10 Bible verses about mountains
Mountains are mentioned throughout the Bible as symbols of strength, a place of refuge, reminders of God, and more. Here are 10 Bible verses about mountains – what are your …