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Pilgrimage to Peace

By Sarah Withrow King People aren’t monsters. They have stories. Evangelicals for Social Action has recently joined the board of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP), an organization that works to encourage U.S. policies that actively...

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Freedom for the Captives

By Kristyn Komarnicki This month marks the 154th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Lincoln in 1863, in the middle of his nation’s bloody civil war. Although woefully limited in its reach—it...

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Stillness: A Meditation

By Amy Knorr Why? Why do I even want to talk about, write about, think about this thing called stillness? Desperation, I think. Life moves so quickly, and every minute my very insides scream out,...

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Abortion and the Early Church

By Dr. David W. T. Brattston What was the early church’s stance on abortion? An examination of several historical texts that date prior to the first ecumenical council (AD 325) reveals the answer. The New Testament...

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Waiting for Boaz

By Ivy Grimes Whatever you believe about the Biblical roles of men and women in society, if you’ve spent much time in a church singles group, you might agree with me that they’re typically...

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The Gift of Fragility

By Jean Vanier The founder of L’Arche shares how living in a community based on weakness leads to friendship with God. I have been living for 42 years with people with disabilities. It has...

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How Good and Pleasant It Is!

By Stefie Dominguez Tim Keller shares this truth about human beings: To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear. But to be...