Be Good for God’s Sake

Be Good for God’s Sake

Be Good, as He Is Good “Be good.” How many times did I say it as I walked out the door, leaving my kids in the care of another? Spoken in that context, it expressed a parting wish that the little one to whom it is spoken would, at a bare minimum, not do anything bad,...
A Mother’s Day Tribute: Her Hands

A Mother’s Day Tribute: Her Hands

This mother’s day tribute is written by Karen Pourcho in memory of her mother, Karen Barnes.As a child, I often took my naps on Mom and Dad’s bed. Above their bed was a large white oval frame. Inside that frame was a portrait of my parents’ hands taken on...
Don’t Roll Your Eyes at Lies

Don’t Roll Your Eyes at Lies

This morning, before I sat down to write, I took some time to respond to emails. This is a classic pattern of procrastination for me on a writing day. In my inbox was an invitation to an event that I did not want to attend. The host, sensing the RSVPs were coming in a...
My Work: Owning My Own Illustration Business

My Work: Owning My Own Illustration Business

Everyone works; from the high school student working on a homework assignment to the congressman working to pass a national bill. But how does a Christian connect their extraordinary faith to their ordinary job? In this article series, we will learn about work from a...
The Amazing Collection: Revelation

The Amazing Collection: Revelation

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He Is Risen: Looking for Christ

He Is Risen: Looking for Christ

A sepulcher is a small room cut in stone where the dead were buried. A sepulcher was the last place to seek a risen Christ. Just as there were then, there are people today who engage in a vain search for Christ. Looking for Christ in Liturgy To approach the Lord in...
Praying for Ukraine: How?

Praying for Ukraine: How?

In a recent phone conversation with Ivan Rusyn, the president of the Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary (UETS), I was encouraged to hear an update about the ministry and our Ukrainian brothers and sisters in Christ. During the call, Rusyn shared the amazing...
My Work: Many Roles in Semi-Retirement

My Work: Many Roles in Semi-Retirement

Everyone works; from the high school student working on a homework assignment to the congressman working to pass a national bill. But how does a Christian connect their extraordinary faith to their ordinary job? In this article series, we will learn about work from a...
The Amazing Collection: Jude

The Amazing Collection: Jude

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Do Everything for the Glory of God: Children & Work

Do Everything for the Glory of God: Children & Work

What do you think of when you hear “work?” Is it something good, or simply a necessary evil? Perhaps you think of work as something only adults do. Our contemporary society struggles with the notion of work. Many have jobs that are seemingly pointless and monotonous....