R.A. Dickey’s Story

Great story about R.A. Dickey, major league pitcher fighting sex trafficking: This is Kamathipura, the red light district of Mumbai, among the most notorious sex-trafficking locations in the world. I am here as a guest of Bombay Teen Challenge (BTC), a charity that has been fighting human trafficking for more than 20 years, one I [Read More...]

Vin Baker’s Story

From Mitch Abramson:  Vin Baker is resting an elbow on a wooden pulpit, his 6-11 body wrapped in a snappy, plaid suit that seems to stretch on forever. He takes a deep breath and exhales, his long face looking down for a moment. The audience waits patiently, kids sitting up straight. Then, Baker, a four-time NBA [Read More...]

Snow Shot

Wow, this is quite the pic. “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “Snow!” For the moment we share the zaniness and fun of snow storms, which we get in Chicagoland at times, while we continue to sympathize with the many who suffering or who have experienced much stress. [Read more...]

Personal Relationship

A post from Lee Wyatt: What Does it Mean to Have a “Personal Relationship” with God through Christ? We hear the phrase all the time:  a “personal relationship” with God and/or Jesus.  Some valorize it, others critique and mock it.  But few can explain what it means. The phrase itself, though not biblical, points to [Read More...]

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

O God, who before the passion of your only­begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns [Read More...]


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