A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot
What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings.
shackles of mortality and enter upon the liberty and splendor of the children of God. Elisabeth Elliot's imagination was fired by glimpses of another dimension of reality beyond the one
We Were Women Comforted by Shared Pain
I never imagined my fibromyalgia would help me serve refugees. But chronic pain is something we both understand.
Sometimes God's purposes are not clear in the moment, and this was one of those moments, but over the next several years, I would begin to catch glimpses of how God could use my
Why Putting Christ Back in Christmas Is Not Enough
The history of American holiday cheer obscures the difficult details of the nativity narrative.
d become a more winsome witness to a watching world that sorely wants to know if God is in His book Glimpses of the New Creation: Worship and the Formative Power of the Arts is due
The Case for a No-Filter Prayer Life
Why we, as God's friends, can speak to him freely.
In friendship with God, a fluid point of view helps us to see beyond understanding to catch glimpses of God's infinite beauty. As we talk with Jesus openly
Lord of the Night
In God there is no darkness, but in the darkness of the South Pole I found God everywhere.
My wife and I huddled close to stay warm, gazing into a work of God that seemed unknowable apart from the mysterious night sky—glimpses of his infiniteness, beauty, love, and
Lovers, Fighters, and the World They Made
Alec Ryrie explores the emotional bonds that have held the Protestant family together for 500 years.
in the service of his protest, on the basis of his own experience of God's presence. In general, Ryrie's approach to the holiness movement offers partial glimpses of certain figures and
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
He shared only tiny glimpses of war with me at first: describing car bombs targeting mosques and the arguing about how he wouldn't go to church with me, and he said God could never
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.
But even as I wait for eternity to reveal its secrets to us, God is gracious and kind in granting me—and all of us—glimpses now and then of the fruit of efforts performed in faith.
Enjoy Your Work
glimpses of the enjoyment in our work. This is a gift to us, meant to propel us to look at our heavenly Father and his love for us, and his enjoyment over the work of his own hands. God
How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’
Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises.
And a thing without a body could never, ever love you the way God in Christ does. literary-minded Christians like CS Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia), myths offer partial glimpses of a
Speak Truth to Trump
Evangelicals, of all people, should not be silent about Donald Trump's blatant immorality.
His kingdom is not of this world, but glimpses of its power and grace can be found all the Bible calls idolatry: substituting the creation for the Creator and the earthly ruler for the true God.
Why ‘The Secret of Kells’ is a Perfect Christmastime Movie
The film is a gorgeous reminder of the beauty of God that waits beyond our walls of fear.
despite his fears, cannot resist those breaks in the wall, those glimpses of a meaningful world beyond. He's starved for beauty, for the unpredictable designs of God's creation that resist
Reassembling My Faith
What would make the difference between doubt strengthening my belief or crushing it?
They get specific glimpses of your future that carry tremendous power when one's faith is disassembled. Simple statements, like “You're going to feel love for God again someday,” or