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Welcome Others: What is Hospitality and Why Does it Matter?

Welcome Others: What is Hospitality and Why Does it Matter?

Welcome Others: What is Hospitality and Why Does it Matter? For the next few weeks on the blog we are going to be exploring the topic of Hospitality from a biblical perspective. Both globally and locally, there is a desperate need for a fresh obedience to this often...
The Power of a Heavenly Citizenship

The Power of a Heavenly Citizenship

The Power of a Heavenly Citizenship This weekend, parties will be thrown, grills will be full, fireworks will be shot and fun will be had. It is good to celebrate July 4th. It is also good to do so sober mindedly, for the cultural and spiritual forces at work in our...
A Reflection on Our Justice Conversation

A Reflection on Our Justice Conversation

A Reflection on Our Justice Conversation If you follow along on the blog regularly, you’ve probably noticed a pattern in the topics we’ve chosen to write on. You may remember a post from April called “What is Justice.” If you haven’t taken the time to read it, I...
The Story of Two Refugee Crises that Break the Mold

The Story of Two Refugee Crises that Break the Mold

The Story of Two Refugee Crises that Break the Mold For many of us, the modern refugee crisis hit our radar in September 2015 with a viral photo of a little Syrian boy named Alan Kurdi, laying facedown on a beach after trying to escape to Europe with his family. If...
Noormah’s Refugee Story

Noormah’s Refugee Story

Noormah’s Refugee Story By the name of our merciful God, who created all the human beings, I am very grateful for my kind, graceful, compassionate God. I am Noormah, I am 25 years old, and I am from Afghanistan.  Before I came to the United States, I was working...
Kinan’s Refugee Story

Kinan’s Refugee Story

Kinan’s Refugee Story My name is Kinan and I’m from Damascus, Syria. I live in Murfreesboro, TN together with my husband and two kids and I teach high school chemistry. My journey to be able to write that last sentence has been so long and hard that sometimes I...