by Rob Walker Several years ago I was introduced to the fascinating symbolism of the Jewish Passover celebration. I knew the Exodus story, but I never thought about why God commanded the Israelites to celebrate […]
by Randy Harp There is something special about a national meeting of the BBFI returning to Texas. For the third time in five years the mid-winter meeting was hosted in the Lone Star State. Central […]
by Kevin Carson A. As the news broke that Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast includes the company’s first-ever portrayal of an openly gay character, many parents, although not necessarily surprised, responded with shock […]
by Doug Kutilek Jacob Gartenhaus (1896-1984) was born in Bukowsko, a small village in the far southeastern part of modern Poland, near the borders with Slovakia and Ukraine, though when he was born there, it […]
by Charles Lyons Chicago’s 2017 soaring body count is keeping pace with 2016’s bloody horror. This reminds me of my thoughts some years ago.
by Eddie Lyons Everyone knows Christmas is the most expensive holiday celebrated in our country. Easter expenditures fall well below back to school, Mother’s Day, and Valentine’s Day. One writer lamented the fact that efforts […]
by John Gross Some have asked, “How do I know if I am suffering from burnout?” Signs of church-planting burnout include losing your thrill for planting, not wanting to go to your office, chronic fatigue […]