Archives for Apr 5, 2013 @ 12:50

The New Normal?

From JoNel Aleccia: “It’s becoming more acceptable to be in a long-term, committed relationship without a legal document,” says Pamela J. Smock, director and research professor at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. By the time they’re 20, 1 in 4 women ages 15 to 44 in the U.S. have lived [Read More…]

Getting out of the Doldrums

Jen Hatmaker’s wisdom with an attack plan for getting out of the doldrums, worth your read: None of these were executed at once. Over a few weeks, I just implemented healthier practices, one at a time. It was not revolutionary when I sat down with Alan Bradley’s latest novel finally (“Whenever I’m a little blue, [Read More…]

From the Shepherd’s Nook: John Frye

You Had Me at “Mary” In joining the global church in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth from the dead, I probed into the unique encounter that Mary Magdalene had with her risen Lord. Pastors, always on the hunt to express in new ways the old, old Story, find themselves in this season pouring [Read More…]

Conformity to God means Conformity to Christ

God-likeness is Christ-likeness, and if Christ is the crucified one, then both God is cruciform and the Christian is designed to become cruciform. The call to holiness and to love is the call to be conformed to Christ and to God, and if God reveals himself in Christ’s love in the cross and resurrection, then [Read More…]