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Resilient or Stubborn?

By Craig Wong In a recent conversation among leaders of the church, a pastor offered an observation that has stayed with me. The topic of our conversation was about preaching resurrection hope amid a...

Save This Blessing

By Rev. Margaret Ernst Dedicated to Jan Richardson, in gratitude for her book The Cure for Sorrow: A Book of Blessings for Times of Grief save this blessing for when you most need it....

Defying the Pharaohs of Our Time

By Kelley Nikondeha Pharaoh's daughter was not the only one to see small bodies washed ashore. We have seen them too. Born into privilege, Pharaoh's daughter Bithiah* was nursed on narratives of Egyptian greatness....