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Bother Jesus with the Absurd

Ever felt desperate? Ever been in a situation in life when you were totally and completely helpless and you didn’t know what to do or who to turn to?I have ...

Depression: Jesus Understands Deep Sorrow

I was thirteen, working on some homework at the kitchen table when the yellow crank-dial phone that hung on the wall rang. My mom was washing dishes at the time, ...

Hope: The Already and the Not Yet

He who was seated on the throne said, ‘I am making everything new!’ — Revelation 21:5 NIV, emphasis mineThe Greek word John uses for new is kainos. Kainos is not ...

Jesus Prom: Loving People Like Jesus Loves

My cousin Kathy was born with Down syndrome.Every year when our family would gather at my grandparents’ house in western Kansas, Kathy would set up all the birthday cards she ...

Love: What Can I Do for You?

It was a Saturday morning. When I lived in Haiti, that’s when I went to the open-air market to buy my food for the week. I was standing in the ...

The Church Is Not a Place, But People

Jesus PromIf you live in the United States, one of the questions you’re likely to hear at a dinner party is, “Where do you go to church?” Going to church ...

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Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

Free Online Bible Study by Jennie Allen

What does the Bible tell us about our emotions? Join the free Untangle Your Emotions Online Bible Study and get exclusive content from author Jennie Allen, 6 study videos, and other Bible study resources - all free when you sign up! Study starts 6/10.