5 Tips on How to Write a Christmas Card After You’ve Had a Bad Year

“Many of the Christmas cards and holiday update letters are collages of the year’s accolades and accomplishments, extravagant purchases, as well as promotions and photos from one-in-a-lifetime trips.  But what do you say when your year has been marked by pain or loss, foreclosure or funerals, divorce papers or a difficult diagnosis?” In her blog, […]

3 Steps for Resolving Conflict in the Church

Conflict happens.  How we handle it matters.  In her blog, 3 Steps for Resolving Conflict in the Church, Patricia Taylor provides some very important steps to keep in mind as we work towards resolving conflict. “There are biblical steps that need to be taken in order to restore fellowship with another Christian when there is conflict in […]

The Age of DisIncarnation

“I no longer have to be present with those near me, thanks to the genie in my pocket. Our phones grant us the godlike power to escape our bodies. But are we losing some of our humanity?” – Skye Jethani In his blog, “The Age of DisIncarnation” Skye Jethani wonders about the importance of incarnation […]

Fasting for Beginners

“When Jesus returns, fasting will be done. It’s a temporary measure, for this life and age, to enrich our joy in Jesus and prepare our hearts for the next — for seeing him face to face. When he returns, he will not call a fast, but throw a feast; then all holy abstinence will have […]