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When Faith Looks Like Staying Put

There are times in our faith journey where Jesus calls us to step out of the boat.   We all know the story of Peter—the bold one—saying, “Lord, give me the word and I’ll come.” And we know the outcome of the step of faith that resulted. Peter followed Jesus’ footsteps and actually walked on the water. Walked on water. The story is pretty incredible.   But as exciting as the prospect of walking on water is, there are other times when we desperately want out of the boat,...

A Blessing for Fathers

A Blessing for Fathers

  May God strengthen you for long nights and early mornings, feverish children and coffee turned cold.   May God grant you wisdom to navigate homework and potty training, shoe-tying and curfews, driving lessons and dirty diapers.   May God empower you to talk about awkward subjects with your tweens and have difficult conversations with your teenagers.   May God’s grace be there as your grown children look to you for affirmation when they bring that ‘someone’ home you weren't expecting.   May you know the love of big hearts wrapped in the hugs...

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A Mother’s Day gift for the nations

This Mother's Day, why not give something different?   Among development circles it's widely quoted that one woman dies in childbirth every minute (according to the World Health Organization). Sometimes statistics float over our heads because they feel so impersonal, but ask yourself this: have you ever lost a friend, sister, mother, or aunt to childbirth? I'm betting your answer is "no." (And for that we are grateful.)   But for women all over the world, this isn't the case. That's why this Mother's Day we've launched the Love A Mama...