Tagged: children

Giving Like a Child

By Elrena Evans Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give,...

Child Welfare and the Opioid Epidemic

Are recent increases in child welfare cases related to the opioid epidemic? More than a decade of sustained declines in child protective services maltreatment reports, substantiated reports, and foster care placements started reversing course...

What Is the Church?

By Kaitlin B. Curtice The Early Church You think because you understand “one” you must understand “two,” because one and one make two. But you must also understand “and.” —Sufi saying In our early...

Washing Feet

By Elrena Evans Jesus knew that the Father had given him complete power; he knew that he had come from God and was going to God. So he rose from the table, took off...

I See You

By Elrena Evans The week school began this year, I was chatting with one of the therapists at my son’s elementary school. She asked who his teacher was for second grade, and when I...

Heroes or Neighbors?

by Aimee Fritz “So what does this have to do with refugees?” I asked my kids at breakfast. “I don’t know. Maybe the naked part?” my son offered. “He’s naked? That’s what ‘stripped him...