Day: October 9, 2018

A Dying Child and a Living Hope

How prayer and friendship helped an expecting mother through a devastating fetal diagnosis. Perfectly Human: Nine Months with Cerian is a profoundly moving and wise book. In it, author and historian Sarah C. Williams tells the story of welcoming her daughter, Cerian, after a routine, 20-week ultrasound discovered a severe skeletal disorder typically resulting in Read More

Moody Bible Picks Multisite Pastor as Its New President

Mark Jobe of Chicago’s New Life Community Church will take over a year after Bible college’s leadership shake-up. Moody Bible Institute has named Mark Jobe, lead pastor of a multisite Chicago megachurch, as its next president. Today’s announcement comes several months after the historic school’s top leaders resigned amid concerns over its financial and theological Read More

Reframing the Issue of Poverty

Poverty is more than just a physical reality. Poverty is a tricky thing to define; especially for those of us living in a Western context. Ask a dictionary and it’ll probably tell you something about its correlation to a lack of material possessions, money, and other resources. Ask most Americans and chances are they’d focus Read More