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My church body recently walked (and is continuing to walk) through one of the greatest tragedies I’ve ever witnessed. Our community is suffering, mourning and asking difficult questions. Initially, it was one of the most exhausting weeks my husband and... Continue...

As a minister to students, a new school year provides fresh opportunities to disciples young people. And one of the ways we can do this is by providing our teenagers with good books. Tim Challies has a list, 10 Books... Continue...

A question for my fellow football fans: How much brain damage would you be willing to endure to watch NFL games? Would you watch the same amount of football if every game increased your chances contracting palsy, dementia, or Alzheimer's... Continue...

The idea of home is a well-worn theme in stories and in movies. For many, home is a place of comfort, safety, familiarity, and respite. Home is never more desirable than when we have been away from it for a... Continue...

“Lord, just grant me anonymity.” This is a common refrain from elected leaders as they are about to enter the doors of their local church (though campaign season may be an exception). Like any of us, they are hoping for... Continue...

I remember exactly where I was when I felt grateful for what my birth mom did. I’ve always been thankful for my life, and I’ve always known that what my birth mom did was an incredible thing. My adoptive parents—the... Continue...

Next month, hundreds of parents and church leaders will gather in Nashville to learn how to teach their children truths about the gospel while living in our complex world. Parenting is hard for anyone, but we know those who choose... Continue...

In our families and in our churches, we are far too often late to the conversation about sexuality with our teenagers and reactionary once we speak up. This should not be the case. The kitchen table and living room are... Continue...

Today, film director Christopher Nolan’s movie Dunkirk opens in theaters across the U.S. The film tells the true story of Operation Dynamo, a heroic effort to save Allied troops who were stranded on a beach in France and surrounded by... Continue...

Born and raised in the “birthplace of Rock ‘N Roll,” Donna Gaines returned 25 years later armed with a background in education and a heart for the county that claims one of the highest rates of childhood poverty. Gaines is... Continue...