Kathleen Deyer Bolduc invites readers to join her on a spiritual journey that begins with the shattering pain of asking questions that cannot be answered and continues toward new creation and new community.
If there’s one disadvantage to knowing Bible stories, it’s that they don’t always surprise us anymore. Take the story of Jesus’ transfiguration. That Jesus’ clothes become dazzling white and that Moses and Elijah show up...
March 21, 201400 commentsBy Stanley + Monica Groothof
Every Labor Day Weekend, we go camping with my family. 29 family members in all, sleeping in tents, pop-up campers, and trailers; sharing all our meals together around a long row of picnic tables; swimming, kayaking, biking, and playing nearly every sport that ends with the word ‘-ball.’
The three mandates of safe church teams remain unchanged. They are: to offer education to increase awareness about abuse, to support those impacted by abuse, and to offer the Advisory Panel Process for handling allegations of abuse against a church leader.
Most often, we Christians don’t feel a particularly warm response toward laws that impose themselves on church practices such as our facilities and our public events. But someone sent me an article recently that celebrates a law that requires churches to comply.
For a Muslim believer, the Qu’ran is the eternal word of God that exists in heaven in the Arabic language. When the Qu’ran is translated into another language, say English, it must be called “the meaning of the Qur’an.”