Category: Spiritual Life

Do We Need a Day of Rest?

By Christine Sine Why is it so difficult to make changes we know are good for us? I think one of the reasons is that often we focus more on the symptoms of our...

The Gospel for a Lifetime

By Keith Tolley Many of us in the church have drawn a dividing line between what constitutes “evangelism” and what constitutes “discipleship.” When a Christ-follower is involved in sharing the love and the gospel...

The Benefits of Dust

By Deborah Watson Dust gets a bad rap. We chase it out of our homes, or we think we should. So why a meditation on the benefits of dust? Even in the Bible, of...

Sex, Lies, and Community

By Tim Otto “…one of the greatest political contributions Christians can make to any social order in which they find themselves is to tell the truth and to be capable of receiving the truth.”...

That Time I Hated Someone

By Cindy Brandt Growing up conservative Christian there were a lot of protocols. Christian culture can be very formulaic. There were the prayers you had to pray a certain way, the testimonies of prescribed...

The Spiritual Significance of Chess

By David Williams On a recent Saturday afternoon I was at my friend John’s home where I sat across the table from his son, Frances, who has just turned five. Between us lay a chess...