The teen lay on her bed with tears running down her face. “I can’t live like this any more,” she told herself. “I just can’t go on.”Her depression prevented her from getting out Her depression prevented her fro[...]
I can’t imagine what was going through Aaron and Hur’s minds. They were charged with the task of holding up Moses’ arms to help Israel win the war. The significance always strikes me as odd, but I can’t imagine[...]
When I was growing up, I had no shortage of WWJD bracelets from my local church. Other than gel pens, these stylish accesories were the must-haves for any reputable church youth back in the day. What would Jesu[...]
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[...]
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