Goodwill Reunites Family With 1812 Heirloom Bible

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A centuries-old heirloom Bible has found its way back into family hands thanks to a dedicated Goodwill employee.

I Don’t Read Postcards from Hell


Sarah Wells reached a low point in her marriage when she was pursued by another man; it was honesty with her husband and her rediscovered faith that saw her through.

What Hands Are For


Jarad Dewing compares his hands, and his life, to the men who came before him.

“I would rather starve.”

Self Sufficient

Tweet This comment by Mud on the post A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor Well, hot damn, Tom, congratulations. With those two $500 gifts, you’ve solved poverty in America. I gotta tell ya, though, that the people at the bottom don’t want your charity. My father was placed in a home. Shortly after, […]

Music Paradise or When the Blues Man Overstays his Visit


Riffing on classic Biblical stories, Elvis Alves gives us music, rivalry, sex, and the devil…everything you need for a good blues song.

A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor


Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

The Camel in the Living Room: Christianity & Capitalism

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It is a commonly held belief that, some 2,000 years ago, a book, in complete form—edited with annotations—fell from the heavens.

10 Expansive Thoughts that are Good for the Soul

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Lori Lothian has discovered some thoughts are more powerful than others.

Man to Man Talks: Household Stress

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Man to Man Talk with About Household Stress, Why Men Don’t Talk and the Bible – to name a few.

The Bible Only Tells One Story


Biblical characters are often not examples of righteous living but a reminder that no matter what happen we can always find our way back to God.

But Now I See: An Urgent Call to My Fellow Evangelicals


How should Christians respond to hateful laws towards LGBTQ communities?

Why I Wish Gay Churches Didn’t Have to Exist


What if our churches took Jesus seriously when he said to love one another just like he loves us?

Learning to Be a Godly Man

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Christian Clifton learns how to be a man of God through his failure to live up to God’s will.

Equality and the Torah


Seminarian N.C. Harrison offers a reading of scripture that presents women as allies rather than helpers or servants.

No Girls Allowed


Our tents only become holy ground when they are open to the stranger.

Why Arguing the “Clobber Passages” Might Be Helpful Now


Evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, I think there is a place for thoughtful engagement over the “clobber passages.”