How are we to respond to the situation last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia? A look at our history can give us some important clues. When the Civil War started, the Brethren, who were pacifists, remained c[...]
I was nine years old and attending Clear Lake Camp nestled in the Cascade Mountains of the Paci c Northwest. Sitting on a log positioned around a Friday evening campfire, I felt the heavy darkness of the nightt[...]
The summer I was 15, a friend we were visiting took my family to the top of the incline overlooking Johnstown, Pennsylvania. As he was describing the disastrous flood that had once hit the city, I stood looking[...]
“Blame my dad.” That was my answer when a friend, somewhat annoyed, said, “Do you have to spiritualize everything?” To my dad, everything was an illustration of a spiritual reality. He took his cue from Jesus, [...]
The feds are watching our barnyard. There’s actually a sign to let people know. The sign says, “Do not climb tower! Federally protected migratory bird nest.” It’s by the cell phone relay tower that sits in our [...]
I stooped down to wash my kitchen floor and noticed the bruises and scrapes on my legs. I’d mistaken the distance between myself and a wooden pole the other day – hence the hues of black and blue blatantly disp[...]
You’ve Read the Book … Now Connect with the Land! GraceConnect is hosting a trip to Israel with Dr. Randy Smith, pastor of the Grace Brethren Church, Sebring, Fla. The trip will allow participants to connect wi[...]
I’ve experienced seasons which left me seemingly drowning in hopelessness. I knew my Savior was Jesus Christ. I knew my eternity was secure in Him. I knew the Truth of the Gospel. But despite that knowledge, I [...]
She couldn’t stop shaking. Some unknown terror had gripped her and was taking over her body. The eight-year-old had no idea what was happening to her. She only knew one thing: it always started when they drove [...]
It was so frustrating! Apparently, overnight our relatively new faucet had developed some kind of water stain that looked terrible. After much scrubbing, I realized it was hopeless. There could be no doubt the [...]
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