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Is Being Typecast Just for Hollywood?

Every now and then, the Interweb provides a thought-provoking nugget of gold that challenges me to reflect on my real-life experiences. Earlier this week, I hit the proverbial jackpot by catching watching actor, Michael K. 985 more words


What's in a Name?

From the naming of the animals, to the Name above all names, the Bible emphasizes the importance of names. When God calls someone into their purpose, he often gives them a new name: Abram to Abraham, Jacob to Israel, Saul to Paul. 525 more words

The Wandering Historian: Reflections on a Year of Research Abroad

In the second of our posts on doing research abroad, Tom Smith  (@TomEtesonSmith) traverses the United States.

Working on American history from a British university as I do, it was inevitable that at some point during my PhD research I was going to have to spend some time abroad. 658 more words


Back-to-back hospital confinement


It’s been more than a week since Baby Carissa and Eugene got discharged from the hospital. Yes, both of them almost at the same time got confined for pneumonia. 1,979 more words


What Is A Relationship With God On A Feeling Level?

It is not always easy to explain what a relationship is like with an invisible God. We often debate what God is like but that is more on an intellectual level. 700 more words



On New Year’s Eve I sat in the rocking chair near my bed, struggling to put on my socks, a swollen belly limiting my motion while this little miracle kicked around inside me. 767 more words


worship: why silence might be one of the best ways to pray

Do words fail you sometimes? Maybe get stuck on the tongue, swallowed back like tears? We think language should be simple, just one person conversing with another, as easy as breathing, fluid as air. 486 more words