Tagged Current Events

Top Six Books of 2016 for Christian Women (and two to pass on)

Top Six Books for Christian Women (of 2016) Humble Roots by Hannah Anderson. Hannah Anderson caught my eye with her first book Made for More. My husband bought it for me unexpectedly and I devoured it in two days. It’s not that the book offered particularly new information, but a uniquely fresh perspective on the…

Misplaced & Remade | A Prayer for Election Day

God of every country, of every nation, of every land; We come to you this morning with our hearts in our hands. We woke anxious, slept uneasy, and rise to meet the day with worry tucked inside our chests.   We are not a people of easy trust, and yet, we find we have placed…

Why the ESV Translation Changes Matter: Two Things to Consider

It was subtle and discrete. I hardly noticed the press release in the seemingly endless feed of news and updates until it was literally placed in front of me by a friend. Dropping the announcement on my keyboard at work, “This,” they said emphatically. “What do you make of this?” I’ll be honest, my mind…

Do not Fear, Church | Christian Confidence for Election Season

I flicked my phone screen, scrolling down, down, down through an endless feed of political news. Each headline built on the one before it, their all-caps all-bold typeface seemingly screaming at me from the screen. One candidate’s aggressive proposal to further abortions in our nation, the other’s ongoing dismissal of those who are different than…

How Evangelicals are Losing an Entire Generation

This morning I want to throw in the towel. The morning hustle began as it always does on Friday mornings. I walked the dog, drank the coffee, cleaned the kitchen, and headed for the shower. My phone in my hand, I checked Twitter (you know, because I’m current and all). Usually, my Twitter feed is…

To be Remade | A Prayer

Lord, terror is all around us. As the blood pools in the streets and on the driver’s seat we find fear and fight are swelling in our bellies. We look at our hands, at this kingdom of man and note how very unlike You we are. We Christian bear Your name, but we have yet to rightly…