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Easter Revival Burnout

BY MARIAH COWARD

Every year they began the revival with the Easter service. Often with the: “I'm-not-going-to-tell-you-once-a-year-church-goers-the-Gospel-because-you-don't-come-often-enough-to-deserve-to-hear-it-and-instead-I'll-tell-you-how-worldly-you-are” sermon.

Easter Revival Burnout

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?

Grace for the Weary and Wounded

BY RJ GRUNEWALD

The sociologist John Robinson is known by his colleagues as "Father Time." He has dedicated his career to researching how people use their most valuable resource, time. In the book Overwhelmed he makes a crazy statement regarding his research about time

Grace for the Weary and Wounded

The Optimist Must Die

BY BONNIE PETROSCHUK

To whatever extent we follow God’s perfect commands we will benefit from following them. I believe wholeheartedly that His commands were meant to bless us; however...

The Optimist Must Die

Go Home, Son

BY EVAN WELCHER

To quote Kill Bill  “This is me at my most masochistic.” Or to put it another way, this is me at my most Focus On The Family. It was February in Minneapolis, frigid in and out. Nine or so months had crawled by since my Resplendent Bride’s home-going, and there I was at a Pastor’s conference.

Go Home, Son

Feeling Restless and Finding My Resting Place

BY JESSICA THOMPSON

I woke up this morning feeling restless. It could be the 7,000 holiday calories I have eaten every day for the past two weeks or it could be that a new year has started and so follows the resolutions. I have a feeling it is deeper than both of those reasons though.

Feeling Restless and Finding My Resting Place