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First Things First

At our worship on the Day of Pentecost, the folks in Crafton Heights read two accounts of what happened during that celebration: in the original context, as recorded in… 2,039 more words


Seeds of Generosity

“Do you not know that God entrusted you with that money (all above what buys necessities for your families) to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to help the stranger, the widow, the fatherless; and, indeed, as far as it will go, to relieve the wants of all mankind?

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The Best Single Day of My Life

This morning I wanted to try something different. Instead of thinking too far ahead in my future, and about what didn’t happen yesterday, I asked Father God for one request: “Make today the best single day of my life, in Jesus’ name.” 673 more words

The Go Big AND Small Success Strategy

There are two (and often conflicting “camps”). One purports that unless you do something big, why bother. The other sees babysteps as the path to greatness. 69 more words


the not so close in need

“Physical distance from the impoverished church should not create spiritual isolation from them.”


A Thank You to the Generous Kickstarter Donors

Our Kickstarter campaign to underwrite our recent Gender Issue and our upcoming issue on Race, Racism, and Racialization (May 2016) was a breathtaking success and we can still barely believe the outpouring of support, both the amount of the donations and the kind words that accompanied them. 152 more words

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How Can I Make This For Three

In the original score of the musical Sound of Music, these beautiful lines were part of the song “You are sixteen going on seventeen”:

A bell is no bell till you ring it
A song is no song till you sing it
And love in your heart wasn't put there to stay
Love isn't love till you give it away. 317 more words