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Quarantined on Easter weekend

Quarantined on Easter weekend

In addition to “going” and “showing,” part of the Christian vocation is to engage in holy quarantine. We wait. We pray. We minister how we can.

Slow Scripture movement

Slow Scripture movement

When Scripture marks us on the inside, our character is changed. We are tenderized, ready for the heat that inevitably comes in life. Let’s start a Slow Scripture Movement. 

The sadness of silence

The sadness of silence

Although not everyone understands how valuable a life is, I believe God is changing hearts among his church, and as Christ’s disciples, we should be champions for his redemptive work within the pro-life movement as well.

Believe, Belong, Become

Believe, Belong, Become

We can have the same spiritual awakening in our homes, communities and our churches as I had in the places where Jesus walked, if we make it our purpose to believe, belong and become.

Time to fix the faucet

Time to fix the faucet

Individually, we who call ourselves followers of Christ need the light and resourcing from the Holy Spirit to fix broken things that we have become accustomed to.

The disciple’s sixth sense: seeing in the dark

The disciple’s sixth sense: seeing in the dark

Navigating our faith in the dark seasons of life requires the development of a sixth sense, an ability to engage and perceive God beyond the five senses through which we experience our natural world.

A face worth seeking

A face worth seeking

In more ways than one, we should approach the kingdom of God through the lens of innocence and wonder. We should aim to please.

Tearing down the wall of prejudice 

Tearing down the wall of prejudice 

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  The first recollection I have of watching how an immigrant was treated dates back to my teenage years in my native Brazil. A woman looking very distraught and dismayed entered our home, carrying a small suitcase and speaking to my...
Welcoming Christ

Welcoming Christ

I encountered Jesus in the love and friendship I received from this girl and her mom, who moments before were no more than strangers.

Children of light

Children of light

While depression can manifest itself in a physical way, sometimes it’s hiding behind the most jovial person in the crowd.