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Episode 4 |22min
Pilgrim’s Progress Gives Us Hope for Breaking Cycles of Sin
In part two, Christiana's journey is much easier than Christian's. The question is why?
Why Prayer Is Still Public Schools’ Best Hope
The founder of Teachers Who Pray calls public education “America’s biggest mission field.”
interview. Why Prayer Is Still Public Schools' Best Hope. The founder of Teachers Who Pray calls public education “America's biggest mission field.”. Morgan Lee.
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Praising God Saves Me In My Pain
In the face of illness, death, and disability, Lamentations gives me a script for how to suffer.
“Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope,” he declares. Yet is the moment the prophet moves from his painful laments—his cries of how could this happen?—to his only hope.
Opinion | Discipleship
I Found Hope in My Husband’s Chronic Illness
Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
Opinion | Discipleship. I Found Hope in My Husband's Chronic Illness. Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
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Easter Joy Belongs to the Melancholy
The celebration of Christ’s resurrection stands in contrast to Christmas joy.
In the midst of this process, Diggory struggles to believe that her healing is really happening. But “when he remembered the face of Aslan, he [does] hope.”.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Apocalypse Is Essential to Advent
This season demands a clear view of darkness. Here’s how scholars reckon with it.
The world convulsed by war as never before! Men slaying each other like wild beasts! I dare not relinquish all hope. Humanly speaking, there was no hope for them.
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.
Yvette Santana on Corrie ten Boom: Resilient Hope. “Regardless of what she was facing, she exuded hope: hope in God's ability to work, hope in God's people, and hope in the future.”.
A New Guild Aims to Equip Women and Amplify Orthodoxy
An interview with Pelican Project members Karen Swallow Prior, Kristie Anyabwile, and Tish Harrison Warren.
Tell us more about your ministerial goals. How, exactly, do you hope to equip local churches and believers? Warren: We are all working and active in our local churches.
How Single Women Help New Moms Make It Through
Their unexpected ministry cuts across life stages.
healthy pregnancy are similar. Both are upheld but not guaranteed in Scripture, both involve dealing with waiting, hope, and disappointment. Some of the
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What Advent Waiting Means for Singles
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God’s goodness.
My single years have been a period of waiting without a clear end point, without any promise of a “yes” or even a definitive “no.” At times, I'm filled with hope for the kind of man God may
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How Pilgrim’s Progress Helps Us Die
In the midst of churning waters, Hope directs our gaze.
Learning to Love Modern Day Lepers
As Christian doctors and development workers take on tuberculosis, trust is key to the cure.
While I don't have the healing power of Jesus, I do hope to hear and affirm Fathia's story without being afraid of what floats between us, without shrinking back.
Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope
A social psychologist explains why fear and hope often work as a team.
Reporting. Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope. A social psychologist explains why fear and hope often work as a team. “Where there's tea, there's hope” proclaims a nearby mug.
Female Pastors Bring Hope to War-Torn Middle East Churches
Syria and Lebanon celebrate the historic ordination of a pair of faithful clergy.
Reporting. Female Pastors Bring Hope to War-Torn Middle East Churches. “I hope that these two ordinations will have the effect of awakening women to this possible calling.”.
Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction.
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction. Reporting. Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body
How to Do Kids’ Discipleship in the Woods
Creation care does more than conservation. It cultivates faith formation, says A Rocha.
It's the idea that earthly things—matter, stuff, our bodies, anything physical—are inferior and that the only thing to hope for is a heavenly place we'll get to someday.
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The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
vagina. She gifted the statue to Gloria Steinem, who I hope put it on her mantle (though in a pinch, it could also double as a paperweight or spoon rest).
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The Case for an Early Christmas
Christian history gives us reason to see Advent and Christmas as coexistent, not separate.
is the same as Lent and links the two seasons together as similar spaces in which God's people mourn the brokenness of the world and also participate in the sacred hope that Christ
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Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering Helps Me See Heaven
I used to wonder why Paul calls hardships “light and momentary.” Years of affliction opened my eyes to his insight.
5:2). My eyes dampened again, but this time they were tears of relief. “Yeah, it'll be great.”. In that moment, I sat and dreamed what I've dreamed of a thousand times: the hope of heaven.
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Why ‘Passing on the Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home.
Our greatest hope for young people is that we will invite them into an ongoing dialogue, with the Bible and our historical creeds and confessions in hand, as they seek to make sense of
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