Learning to see God’s beloved

Learning to see God’s beloved

by Mary Button Lately I’ve been meditating on 1 Corinthians 13:12, “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.” This verse comes at the end of one of the […]

On 1 Corinthians 13

On 1 Corinthians 13

by Mary Button You know those songs everybody knows, but everybody knows only about 80% of the lyrics? Maybe you’ve been that person belting out the words to a song, up to that point where you just kind of hum or mumble along with the tune. For me, it happens even with hymns I’ve known […]

That me–God’s beloved

That me–God’s beloved

by Kristen Kuempel I am going to be straight-up honest here: I am the absolute worst person to be asked to write an article on loving yourself. Instead of writing them, I should just paper my house with articles written by others in the hopes that I would absorb some of their wisdom through osmosis. […]

Grace in the wilderness

Grace in the wilderness

by SommerAnn McCullough We are living in wilderness times. This pandemic has brought fear, isolation and uncertainty into our daily routines. I have been struggling to find hope and motivation in these challenging times. It is even harder to remember to give myself grace. “At that time, says the Lord, I will be the God […]

What the Bible says about rejection

What the Bible says about rejection

by Becca Ehrlich There was a job that I wanted, and I even had a sense that God was calling me to it. Needless to say, I was thrilled when I got an interview. Colleagues and friends affirmed me, saying that my gifts and skills matched the job. I prayed about it, asking for God’s […]

Discovering your passion

Discovering your passion

by Lee Ann Pomrenke We know when we have it, and we know when we don’t. And we know it’s not something we can muster up when it just isn’t there. During the cold, long nights of winter, after the excitement of Christmas and Epiphany has passed, our lack of passion can be all too […]

Cafe group: Finding your passion

Cafe group: Finding your passion

January 2022 Passion that chooses us by Angela T. Khabeb Do you know what your passions are? That’s okay if you don’t. Life events can help us discover our passions too. Read more Faith reflections: Discovering your passion by Lee Ann Pomrenke We all go through times when we are stuck in a rut, wanting […]