I Do: Struggle

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by Glynn Young I’m not a child of divorce, but I have a half-brother and half-sister who are. Both of my parents had been previously married—my mother once and my father twice. The odds were not good for a successful marriage. My parents came close to separating several times but somehow hung in there. What [Read More...]

Ocean Accelerator: Bringing Faith and Entrepreneurship Together

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by Christine A. Scheller Demo Day is looming for participants in the Ocean Accelerator in Cincinnati, Ohio. Entrepreneurs from 10 companies are perfecting their pitches, just as they would at any other start-up incubator. But this six-month accelerator is different. Along with business support, the nation’s first faith-based accelerator asks its participants to embark on [Read More...]

5 Unexpected Ways You Can Help Orphans

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We all know they’re out there, far across the oceans, or maybe even in our own backyards… Babies, toddlers, teenagers who for whatever reason are alone in this world. Orphans, with no one connected to them by blood, or law, they move through their lives at the mercy of those presently in charge of them. [Read More...]

5 Ways You Can Care for the Environment

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I was surprised when a husband and wife in my small group study showed up at my house on a non-group night. He runs a cabinet company, and we just finished discussing the chapter on Creation Care in Activist Faith: From Him and For Him (NavPress), a book I co-authored with Dillon Burroughs and Daniel Darling. We had [Read More...]

Contemplating the Passion of Christ

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by Gordon Atkinson Do you observe Good Friday? If you are part of a sacramental or liturgical Christian tradition, your church will probably have a service Friday night. Less formal traditions may not have official Good Friday services but may find other ways to present the story of the passion of Jesus. I want to invite [Read More...]

The Fight for Serious Multi-Ethnic Dialogue

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by Nathan Roberts When I saw the film Selma for a second time, I sat next to my friend Chloe. As the credits rolled, she turned to me and remarked: “You know, honestly, I can see why DuVernay wasn’t nominated for the Best Director Oscar.” “Hmm…” I said. In the lobby, she elaborated: “I just [Read More...]


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