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This Issue:

MayJun 2018

  • I See You
  • Bitterness
  • Safe & Secure
  • and more!


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Doing Faith

Gerrit Scott Dawson

An acrobat stretched a cable over Niagara Falls. He climbed to the top of his rickety ladder, stood at one end of the…

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of the Indian Ocean Islands: Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles.

05/20/18 at 03:48 PM


Tom Arthur

“Tell us what your new teaching is all about. We have heard you say some strange things, and we want to know what you mean.”

Acts 17:19b–20 (CEV)

In my senior year in high school, I got into an argument about God with a girl who was not a believer. I was confident that I was right,…

05/20/18 at 01:38 PM


Maria Hafer & Kristin O’Connor

Read the story of the prodigal in Luke 15:11-24.

Three years ago, I decided to take my own life. I had pushed God to the back of my mind, and I felt a void in my heart. I…

05/20/18 at 07:45 AM


Erin Burke

God found Israel in a wild land— in a howling desert wasteland— he protected him, cared for him, watched over him with his very own eye.

Deuteronomy 32:10 (CEB)

The Israelites’ trek through the wilderness came alive for me when I was at a conference with my youth group and the keynote speaker explained how the story is…

05/19/18 at 02:15 AM

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What I Believe . . .

Jacob, Matthew, Wesley & Kate

About Our Faith

A creed is a statement of what we believe and reminds us what God has done for us. Some of my core beliefs come from the Apostles’…

05/18/18 at 11:51 AM

Putting Good into the World

Wesley Overhults

I like the idea of putting good into the world, in large ways or small. I believe if we do, some of it will come back to us. It…

05/17/18 at 03:14 PM

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Chad Boring

A pilgrimage is not about the destination; it is about the journey. It is about finding God or God’s love, grace, peace, or joy. It is about finding…

05/17/18 at 07:45 AM

If I Believe . . .

Craig Mitchell

If I believe
that Jesus
was God,
I can believe
that God stepped in
to change our…

05/16/18 at 01:59 PM

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Kathleen Yoannon, 21

God exists. I don’t get how God can be all-knowing, always present, and all-powerful; but I chalk it up to God’s being wrapped up in spirit and glory, looking…

05/16/18 at 07:56 AM

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Open Door Policy

Rachel Starr Thomson

When I was twelve, I had my first real falling-out with a friend. We were on the phone, and my mother called me to dinner. My friend…

05/15/18 at 11:43 AM

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