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He Already Knows

It’s the night before He willingly gives Himself over to death. Jesus shares one final meal with those He has spent the last three years of His life with. Undoubtedly they hold a special place in His heart. And yet, He knows one will betray Him. When He says as

A Defiant Peace

It was the first winter weather of the season—a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain and as the wind howled it blew the little ice pellets against everything standing. When the storm moved on and the wind died down, the ice and snow had left a beautifully painted landscape.

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About John the Baptist

Zechariah and Elizabeth thought they were too old to have a child. But when an angel of the Lord appeared and prophesied about a son who would be filled with the Holy Spirit even before his birth, everything changed. Their son, who came to be known as John the Baptist,

A Mysterious and Profound Love

Christmas fell on a Sunday the year I was pregnant with our first. My husband and I enjoyed a quiet morning just the two of us and then headed to church before we would celebrate with family. I remember walking through the doors of our little city church, the old

The Now and Not Yet

“Do you know what Advent is?” I asked my children. All three looked at me with puzzled faces. Then one said, “The days until Christmas!” Another said, “Yes!” “You are correct! But do you know what Advent means?” I asked. Blank faces. “Don’t worry, I’ll tell you.” As I lit

When All is Said and Done, Is It Really?

As I finalize this piece, it is election day. I think it’s important to share that this was written before we had any idea of the outcome. On election day, I left my house before sunrise to be at the polling center when they opened. Promptly at 6:00 a.m. an

Qualified through Belonging

It was fall and the campus was full of life with more than 25,000 students roaming the grounds heading to and from class. Freshman looked like the teens they were, especially in comparison to the seniors. So many young people trying to find their place. A young woman sat in