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MayJun 2017

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Working with Foster Kids

Rachel Crumpler

“You have to find the right one,” Ty said as he sifted through the stack of colored papers. He selected a piece of red construction paper, and looked…

05/11/17 at 07:55 AM

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OUR SPIRITUAL FAMILY TREE

Logan, Leah, Danika, Katy & Meagan

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let…

05/09/17 at 11:07 AM

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Never Meet a Stranger

Savannah Wood, 19

This summer, I worked with a woman who never met a stranger. Betty talked to every visitor at the museum where we worked, whether she had known them…

05/08/17 at 07:02 AM

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A Heavy Load

Taylor Gerlach, 18

She was a tiny girl with curious eyes that hinted at suspicion. She held the hands of two smaller children, a blond girl and a dark-skinned boy. A…

05/04/17 at 08:15 AM

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No Worries

Lisa R. Connors

Worrying can take its toll on your health and life. I know from experience. During my second year in college, I was working on campus, going to class,…

05/01/17 at 05:39 AM

 FEAR IN THE HILLS

Richard Lawton

When was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you?

Matthew 25:38a (NRSV)

Ghoulam and his family escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan and made their way to Australia via a people-smuggler and a leaky boat. They seek asylum in Australia, but room…

04/30/17 at 01:26 PM

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Already, Not-Yet

Sarah Arthur

The kingdom of God can be confusing. Christians pray The Lord’s Prayer, saying, “Thy kingdom come . . . on earth as it is in heaven,” as if…

04/29/17 at 09:35 AM

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When Your Power Isn’t Loud

Sarah Martindell

My pastor and I drove on the left side of the road, heading to a place I didn’t want to go. The fact that we were driving on…

04/27/17 at 07:55 AM

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What If I Grew Up There?

Tom Arthur

While I was a college student, I volunteered at a boys club that worked with African-American boys in the projects on the south side of Chicago. There I…

04/24/17 at 07:45 AM

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Radical Love: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Scotty, Danika, Elizabeth, Katherine, Katie & Nakia

Who are the people—in the Bible, the Christian tradition, or the world today—who inspire you to live the radical love of Jesus Christ?

04/21/17 at 11:20 AM

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