Friday, April 19, 2024

Being salt and light online

I am old and young enough to remember when the internet started becoming a staple in American culture. I remember the old AOL (a...

Prioritizing peacemaking

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Just over a decade ago, the U.S. Conference Board of Faith and Life (BFL) initiated a process of reviewing Article 13: Love and Nonresistance...

I’ve changed my mind

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Thirteen years ago, the U.S. Conference of MB Churches (USMB) started a process that led to changing Article 13 of the Confession of Faith....

Three reminders for peacemakers

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“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God,” Jesus says in Matthew 5:9. Why is being a peacemaker so important? Peacemakers...

Worth it

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Psalm 5:3 says, “Listen to my voice in the morning, Lord. Each morning I bring my requests to you and wait expectantly” (NLT). It was...

Long-term faithfulness

Ginger Skillen: Beautiful blessings in horrible pain Before Ginger Skillen contracted COVID-19 in the fall of 2020, she was a busy homeschool mom, pastor’s wife...

Our Ukrainian invasion

In April 2022, I was attending USMB Leadership Board meetings in San Diego, and I was having difficulty focusing. My mind was drifting 17...

Pointless

Ava swished the last of the breakfast dishes in soapy water. George had cooked, so Ava cleaned up. Ava loved a good breakfast, and...