Why Girls Need Camp
Christian camp can be a powerful, confidence-building experience for girls.
Over Labor Day weekend, I was in Miami with my youngest daughter. She keeps in touch with a number of friends she met at a camp she attended, so we met some for lunch.
Why the Enslaved Adopted the Religion of Their Masters—and Transformed It
The story of early African-American Christianity proves the power of the Resurrection against oppression.
that “during the exhortation, God made manifest his power in a manner sufficient to show the world that I was called to labor according to my ability.” In the audience that day was Bishop
Rest in Your Labor
Rest in Your Labor. Hannah Anderson. @sometimesalight Facebook. Today's Verse. Or does an ever-present sense of failure loom over you before you even begin your day?
Waiting Outside an Abortion Clinic Years Ago Was Worth It
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
of course, even as we wait, that many of the returns on our investments—whether of time, money, teaching, love, or labor—will never be I was alone, there to start a two-day procedure.
Gleanings: November 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our November issue).
Just before Labor Day, a federal judge struck down a US Department of Labor mandate that full-time, salaried workers—including church and parachurch staff—who earn up to $47,476
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part Two
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
He wrote in 1 Thessalonians 3:5 that such a result would mean “our labor would be in Study the Target Culture For missionaries, this process starts the day they arrive on the field, and
The World’s Biggest Trafficking Problem Remains in the Background
How Christians in Cambodia are drawing attention to labor trafficking and the quiet power of prevention.
the broad category of labor trafficking. It happens on a massive scale around Cambodia; some recent studies estimate a quarter million Cambodians are victims of modern-day slavery.
Dying to Self and Living for Christ
Why We Must Surrender and Sacrifice Daily in Order to Know Jesus More
Will you sacrifice sleep in order to gather with your community before your busy day to unite in That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is
Pockets of Celebration
hosts in six days. On the seventh day—with the canvas of the cosmos completed—God paused from His labor and rested. Thus God blessed day seven
of daily responsibilities, it can be easy to live on autopilot, simply making it through each day rather than I know for sure, it's that this job of nurturing my soul is an ongoing labor of love
Leadership Legacies: Why Character Trumps All
Good leaders are known for leading, encouraging, and caring for those in their organization.
the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor. the glory of his name, and those with whom they stood shoulder to shoulder day by day to
Cover Story: Blessed Are the Handouts
Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached.
poor communities in Kenya and Uganda, where the average recipient lives on $0.65 a day. global positioning system (GPS) data, satellite imagery, and crowd-sourced labor to validate
Give Us This Day Our Daily Chores
Why even our smallest routines are the stuff of worship.
beloved.” And if that revolutionary thought is our first, every moment of an ordinary day takes on that our daily doings can “aim our love and desire toward God,” our labor ceases being