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Pilgrim’s Progress: How Restlessness Leads Us to Jesus
Exile is part of the Christian experience. But our wandering is not without a destination.
Michelle Van Loon. Image: Maxime Gauthier / Unsplash. Michelle Van Loon is the author of five books, including Born To Wander: Recovering the Value of our Pilgrim Identity.
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters. Michelle Van Loon. Image: Willie B. Thomas / Getty Images. I met recently with an old friend of mine.
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
Michelle Van Loon. Image: fstop123 / iStock. Michelle Van Loon is the author of four books, including Moments & Days: How Our Holy Celebrations Shape Our Faith (NavPress, 2016).
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship
Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?
Michelle Van Loon. Image: Matthew Smith / UnSplash. This week, Michelle Van Loon turns our attention to the gap in discipleship for middle-aged and retired women.
Women’s Discipleship In-Depth
Our Amplify Women series.
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship by Michelle Van Loon. Are churches missing out? In this essay, Michelle Van Loon turns our attention to this gap in discipleship.
Divine Perspective
This week, Moments and Days author Michelle Van Loon invites you into an exploration of God's gift of time. How can we live with eternity in mind? Michelle Van Loon. Today's Verse.
Why Your Deflated Retirement Dream Might Be God’s Open Door
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation.
Door. After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation. Michelle Van Loon. Image: Sergei Gorin / Shutterstock.
Holy Rhythms
This week, Moments and Days author Michelle Van Loon invites you into an exploration of God's gift of time. How can we live with eternity in mind? Michelle Van Loon. Today's Verse.
Daily (Eternal) Investments
This week, Moments and Days author Michelle Van Loon invites you into an exploration of God's gift of time. How can we live with eternity in mind? Michelle Van Loon. Today's Verse.
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This week, Moments and Days author Michelle Van Loon invites you into an exploration of God's gift of time. How can we live with eternity in mind? Michelle Van Loon. Today's Verse.
Eternity, Here and Now
This week, Moments and Days author Michelle Van Loon invites you into an exploration of God's gift of time. How can we live with eternity in mind? Michelle Van Loon. Today's Verse.
Why Advent Is More Jewish Than You Think
As a Messianic Jew, I see the rich origins of this liturgical season.
Opinion | Discipleship. Why Advent Is More Jewish Than You Think. As a Messianic Jew, I see the rich origins of this liturgical season. Michelle Van Loon. Image: tomertu / Shutterstock.
Why I’m Not a World-Changer
In my middle-age years, I’ve traded revolution for good old-fashioned faithfulness.
Why I'm Not a World-Changer. In my middle-age years, I've traded revolution for good old-fashioned faithfulness. Michelle Van Loon. Image: Michael Fleshman / Flickr.
How to Keep Time Like a ChristianSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Moments & Days.'
An excerpt from 'Moments & Days.'. Michelle Van Loon| August 22, 2016. Image: Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock. Taken from Moments & Days copyright © 2016 by Michelle Van Loon.
Confessions of a Media-Protective ParentSubscriber Access Only
What I’ve learned from trying to keep my kids safe—but not too safe.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Confessions of a Media-Protective Parent. What I've learned from trying to keep my kids safe—but not too safe. Michelle Van Loon. Image: Brad Flickinger/Flickr.
Put Down the Church Attendance ScorecardSubscriber Access Only
Shame and peer pressure don’t lead to healthy discipleship.
Put Down the Church Attendance Scorecard. Shame and peer pressure don't lead to healthy discipleship. Michelle Van Loon. Image: benjammin_canosalsa / Flickr.
Rabbi: Passover Is for Christians, TooSubscriber Access Only
Reform leader offers one Jewish perspective on New Testament tradition.
Reform leader offers one Jewish perspective on New Testament tradition. Interview by Michelle Van Loon | March 23, 2016. Image: Tim Sackton / Flickr.
We Don’t Age Out of Our SexualitySubscriber Access Only
Balancing love, desire, and the demands of midlife.
Leer en español
Opinion | Sexuality. We Don't Age Out of Our Sexuality Leer en Español. Balancing love, desire, and the demands of midlife. Michelle Van Loon. Image: iStock.
No perdemos nuestra sexualidad con la edad
Equilibrando el amor, el deseo, y las demandas de la mediana edad.
Read in English
con la edad Read in English. Equilibrando el amor, el deseo, y las demandas de la mediana edad. Michelle Van Loon| February 29, 2016. Image: iStock.
The Blessing of Missing ChristmasSubscriber Access Only
In my Jewish home, my lonely celebrations as a teen changed how I view the holiday.
The Blessing of Missing Christmas. In my Jewish home, my lonely celebrations as a teen changed how I view the holiday. Michelle Van Loon. Image: Jessy Rone / Flickr.
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.
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