Never Forgotten

By Tracy Lane | April 21, 2017 | 2 Comments

Have you ever been forgotten? Left behind? Overlooked for someone else to be chosen instead? It happens to all of us. But it still hurts. The betrayal stings. It leaves us wondering why we aren’t good enough, wanted enough, loved enough. But have you ever been remembered? Was there a special day that a dear […]

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Imaging God in the Ordinary Chores

By Courtney Reissig | April 20, 2017 | 6 Comments

You might have heard the saying “Everyone wants a revolution. Nobody wants to do the dishes.” I don’t know about you, but I can relate to that. I’m all about revolutions, greatness, and saving people in Jesus’s name, but dishes? Laundry? Cleaning the bathrooms? Those chores hardly feel like the mountaintop experiences I have longed […]

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A Fast for Your House: The Surprising Treasures of Simplicity

By Janel Breitenstein | April 12, 2017 | 14 Comments

I always learn something from my friend Monica. She learned to read and write in the last decade or so, when she moved to Kampala from her village in northern Uganda. But despite my college education, she has a lot to teach me. When I visited her shared compound on Saturday, she couldn’t wait to […]

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Love is … Not Arrogant

By Barbara Rainey | January 30, 2017 | 6 Comments

It’s no secret. The recently ended presidential campaign, followed by the inauguration, followed by marches and tweets, has our country feeling stung and divided from sharp words spoken carelessly from all sides of the ideological spectrum. The result, also no secret, is that we’re living in a climate where most people feel complete freedom to express […]

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What’s Hiding in My Heart?

By Barbara Rainey | January 4, 2017 | 18 Comments

I know the outside isn’t as important as the inside. But I still whirl about my home like a little tornado trying to fluff everything just right before we welcome guests like we did a few weeks ago for a Christmas party. I love making my home beautiful and welcoming. But there is never enough […]

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