By covwebster | Mar 16, 2021

It was two weeks before Christmas, 1898. In a comfortable home on the South Side of Chicago, my grandmother and her siblings hatched a plan.

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By Guest Author | Mar 15, 2021

Sitting alone in a hospital waiting room, I get word my husband’s heart surgery has begun. I’m scared. For years, he’s battled an erratic heartbeat. Today’s surgery is a last resort.

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By Guest Author | Mar 14, 2021

Do we have to talk about mistakes? Oh, the messes I’ve made because I can’t hold my tongue or I blurt out words I’m later sorry I said. Will I ever learn? Can I please live a mistake-free life?

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Don’t Fit Any Box

By Guest Author | Mar 13, 2021

“For God’s foolishness is wiser than human wisdom, and God’s weakness is stronger than human strength” (v. 25). When I was young, I stammered and could not always respond promptly with the people around me.

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Broken Jars

By covwebster | Mar 12, 2021

“If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake, and for the sake of the gospel, will save it” (vv. 34-35).

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Are You Connected?

By Guest Author | Mar 11, 2021

There was an expectation when I was a teenager that I was going to church not just to fellowship with brothers and sisters in Christ, but also to have a divine encounter with my Creator and Savior.

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It Is Not Conditional

By Guest Author | Mar 9, 2021

“Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you” (v. 12). I grew up with the understanding that honoring my father was the only commandment to which a promise was directly attached.

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By Guest Author | Mar 8, 2021

After I graduated from high school, I moved into a different city for my studies. In the second year, my instructor asked me what my vision was for our local community.

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