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The current pandemic has caused grievous suffering all across the globe. How do we cope? We listen to the advice of those who have suffered before us. We lean into Scripture and the foundational truth that “for those who love... Continue...

Recently, I had the opportunity to read A Big Gospel in Small Places: Why Ministry in Forgotten Communities Matters by Stephen Witmer. Witmer (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) serves as pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in Pepperell, Massachusetts, a small town... Continue...

The term “dumpster fire” has been used so frequently as a metaphor over the last few years that Merriam-Webster decided in 2018 it warranted inclusion in the dictionary. It’s not difficult to understand why after even a cursory glance at... Continue...

It’s not the singleness that’s hard as a woman in my 30s in the church. I would love to be married, but I’m not desperate. If that’s what the Lord has, great. If not, then that’s OK. In the past... Continue...

It was 2005. I was a farm boy who found himself pastoring a church in the center of a major city. I had no idea what I was doing. Another pastor I knew had just returned from a church planting conference at which he heard some guy speak... Continue...

In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character is Jen Wilkin’s third book and counterpart to her 2016 release, None Like Him. While None Like Him explored the incommunicable attributes of God (the ways God is... Continue...

Don’t let the title fool you: The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction is not a pedantic self-help book—it is a clarion call to a life of loving God and loving others. An anxious pace  Author... Continue...

I serve in pro-life ministry, and I hear a wide variety of reasons for abortion. Most frequently, the reasons are medical, financial, or related to the responsibilities of parenthood. However, a few weeks ago, a post-abortive woman said something that... Continue...

In 2016, as in every presidential election year, there was no shortage of writing and descriptions of evangelicalism—from exit polls about the infamous 81% of white evangelicals who voted for then candidate Donald Trump, to those who were choosing to... Continue...

Jackie Hill Perry is one of those voices you can’t ignore.  I knew before reading this book that Perry had experience with same-sex attraction (SSA). I also knew of her giftedness in communication. My big question in coming to this... Continue...