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Who is God?

He is the artist; we are his canvas

Of all the aspects of human life that we crave for ourselves, near the top of the list has to be getting control. We…

Taboo

Jesus wants to talk with you

She was sure she was on the right side of this. Yeah, the man speaking to her didn’t seem like he had it in…

Who is God?

But God said

I once made the mistake of promising my kids more than I could deliver. At the start of a lazy Saturday, I said, “Girls,…

Friends & Family

Lies: I need everyone’s approval

To some degree everybody needs to be liked. Mainly that’s a good thing. Friends can make our lives a lot better—they can bring encouragement,…

Life’s Challenges

It’s hard to keep a promise

Carl Lewis won his first gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics. His father died one year before the next Olympics. At the funeral,…

Taboo

The truth is, my life is messy too

A couple months ago, I interviewed two women who had abortions. The particulars of each pregnancy—that neither were married, neither father wanted the pregnancy…

Life’s Challenges

Whose world is ending?

I knew some wannabe prophets who predicted the end of the world would come in their lifetimes. But they’re gone now. They saw things…

Living My Faith

God’s kingdom work starts so small

I love reading the history of congregations and church bodies, especially the stories of their founding and early days. How tiny the groups were…

Living My Faith

Do not be afraid

My grandma Novotny used to love wearing angel sweatshirts. Standard-issue gray with long sleeves and an angel stitched onto the chest. I can still…

Life’s Challenges

I carry a lot of anger

I know why people carry anger for a long time because I’ve done it myself. It doesn’t make us happy, but it does offer…

Living My Faith

Communicating clearly

Our daughter was coming up the driveway when my husband made the universal signal for “roll down your window.” (You know, the crank-your-arm-in-a-circular-motion signal.)…

Who is God?

Wouldn’t you rather be serving God?

When people repent of their sins and come to faith in God, their capacity for spiritual judgment and action changes. Scripture tells us that…