Identity

Un-Joyfully God's

BY DOMINICK SANTORE

I know the inclination should be towards joy and hope, but for some of us, it's not. And I sometimes wonder, if there's enough grace for us? Can grace cover a perpetually sad-sack Christian, who knows what he or she has to look forward to, but has trouble translating that into the here and now?

Un-Joyfully God's

What's Left To Do?

BY JESSICA DELGADO

We are a people always seeking, always moving, always striving for more: it is the American way. In our culture, the most dishonorable people are the people who don’t work toward anything and don’t want toward anything. Having a job is respectable, certainly, but it’s the striving that makes you remarkable.

What's Left To Do?

Identity, and the Self-Stories We Tell

BY BRUCE HILLMAN

What does it mean to be a child of God and to carry his image? This is a theological question, but it is a question necessary for our self-understanding because who we are is derived from who He is and what he has created us to do.

Identity, and the Self-Stories We Tell

I Do Not Complete Me

BY BONNIE PETROSCHUK

A friend of mine recently expressed to me his rather unique thoughts on Narcissus. Narcissus, if you recall, saw his own reflection in the water and fell in love with it, not realizing it was his own image.  Unable to leave the beauty of his reflection, he stared at it until he died.

I Do Not Complete Me

The Terrible Search

BY PAUL DUNK

Recently at the Golden Globes, Jim Carrey took to the stage to present the award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. Though his short, humorous speech got a lot of people laughing but...

The Terrible Search

Who Are You? Why Are You Here?

BY CHAD BIRD

Mark Twain would have been proud of me. He once quipped that the two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you figure out why. Not only had I figured out why I came into this world; my answer defined me. It furnished me with an identity.

Who Are You? Why Are You Here?