Faith Reflections


Faith reflections: Jesus’ political agenda »

by Collette Broady Grund


From the moment he began speaking, Jesus laid out an agenda that was political—especially in Luke’s gospel.


“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,” he read from Isaiah in the

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Faith reflections: Needs of a compassionate parent »

by Jennifer Hackbarth


My 5-year-old daughter picks out her own clothes every day. I’m always impressed with the way she chooses appropriate clothing for the weather, even if she hasn’t looked outside before getting

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Faith reflections: Made in the image of a creative God »

by Susan Schneider


“But each of us was given grace according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore it is said, ‘When he ascended on high he made captivity itself a captive; he

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faith reflections: Bold action, bold discipleship »

by Angela T. Khabeb 


Very few women are mentioned in all four gospels. Well-known exceptions are Mary, the mother of Jesus, and the women who arrive at Jesus’ empty tomb. Another is the enduring

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Faith Reflections: Seeking calm »

by Sonja Hagander

The Old Testament doesn’t usually make the top ten list of self-help books, and the story of Elijah and the widow of Zarephath is not where most people would look for

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