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Come Out, Son of Our People!

Come Out, Son of Our People!

  [Jesus’] parents were astonished when they saw Him, and His mother said to Him, “Son, why have you done this to us? Your father and I have been terribly worried trying to find You.” He answered them, “Why did you have to look for Me? Didn’t you know that I had to be in

The Love That Leads to Death That Leads to Life

  Editor’s Note: More than a decade ago, at the height of the Iraq War, Jeremy Courtney and his wife Jessica Courtney chose to move to Iraq. Rather than turn away from chaos and conflict, they made an incredibly difficult decision to lean in and love anyway. They would go on to found the Preemptive

Finding True Fulfillment – A Tale of Two Rings

  Editor’s Note: For years, Barry Zito lived as a walking personification of the American Dream. Professionally, he was at the top of his game as a Cy Young Award winner in Major League Baseball. Financially, he signed the richest contract ever given to a pitcher—seven years for $126 million. Socially, he was one of

The Stages of the Masculine Journey

  If I were to sketch out for you the masculine journey in broad strokes, I believe this is how it unfolds, or better, how it was meant to unfold: Boyhood to Cowboy to Warrior to Lover to King to Sage. All in the course of about eighty years or so, give or take a

The Victorious Life

  Editor’s note: Today’s selection is from the beloved & bestselling devotional Jesus Calling. Written by author Sarah Young, Jesus Calling features devotions written as if Jesus Himself is speaking directly to each reader and are based on Jesus’ own words of hope, guidance, and peace within Scripture. Each entry is accompanied by Scripture for

One. Two. We!

There seems to be a divide between those who say that God helps those who help themselves and those who insist God helps those who can’t help themselves. I think they are two sides of the same coin. It is true that salvation is all about grace. We are dead in sin, and dead people

Possibilities Hide in All of Us

  Love your neighbor as yourself. — Jesus in Mark 12:31 NIV My best ideas come to me in the shower. That’s a weird sentence to write, but admit it: All of our best ideas come in the bathroom, right? One day in 2008, I was taking my morning shower, and my mind was wandering,

The Conspiracy of Goodness

  Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu Largely unnoticed in European history books is the tiny French village of Le Chambon. Mountainous, impoverished, and easily overlooked, the small town of Le Chambon represents a miracle of unparalleled

Don’t Fear Weakness

  Editor’s note: Bear Grylls is a survivor. You’ve likely seen him on one of his many survival and adventure TV shows, such as Man Vs. Wild, You Vs. Wild, The Island, and Running Wild with Bear Grylls. In his life, Bear has served with British special forces, climbed Everest, crossed the north Atlantic unassisted,

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