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Throw Back Thursday: Are We Good?

Are We Good? (This blog was originally published by Jean-Marie Jobs on August 10, 2015) I had one of my favorite experiences a few Sundays ago, you know, that moment when someone walks up to you and says ‘Are we good?” Let me set the stage: that morning, I was...

Wise Words Wednesday: Character matters (if you let it)

Seth's Blog: Character matters (if you let it) (The link to the original blog is here) Choosing to develop character is difficult, because it requires avoiding the shorter, more direct path. It can be slow, expensive and difficult work. And rewarding character is...

Monday Matters: I, Doll: An Earnest Plea

I, Doll: An Earnest Plea By Michael Bennie Dear Soul, I, Doll, want you to adopt me. Please, hear me out, and you’ll see why we would be better together. You’ve been wondering about the big questions—destiny, divinity, eternity—things you may never fathom; some say...

Throw Back Thursday: Who Told You That You Were Naked?

Who Told You That You Were Naked? By Marla Neighbour (This blog was originally published on August 3, 2015) It was heaven on earth. Adam and Eve had everything they could want. The word "Eden" itself means "paradise." God had provided it all! "Eat freely!," and live...

Wise Words Wednesday: What is and what might be

Seth's Blog: What is and what might be (The link to the original blog is here.) They have much less in common than you might expect. The key step in creating a better future is insisting that it not be based on the assumptions, grievances and dead ends of the past....

Monday Matters: The Case for Idols

The Case for Idols By Michael Bennie Last Monday, biblical Rachel and I bonded around the idols we’ve both stolen from Daddy and stashed in our saddlebag, hidden. What might open up if we unhid them? As a kid, I thought the “no idols” rule was the bunny slope of...