One woman that I know truly want to live out her faith at her job.  She works for the city of Cambridge, in a human resource role.  It’s somewhat ironic, since the last thing Ruth would consider people is to be a ‘resource’.  No, she sees the image of God in everyone,...

As a pastor I've come to realize that the Sacred Secular Divide is not a church issue but a pastor issue. The challenge for a pastor is that your profession becomes very much a part of your mental model and it becomes easy to know what to say to others. As pastors, we...

A member of our church is a postman. As part of delivering the mail, he sees who gets mail from which organizations and he's begun connecting people on his streets who are followers of Christ but who didn’t know it.  They have begun having conversations about how can w...

As part of the one degree shifts we've implemented, we’ve encouraged people to get involved in the community rather that doing more church programs.

One of the things our church got involved with was the Cub Scouts.  We have Den Leaders, Pack Leaders and so forth.  As a...

As a lawyer, there is a clear sense of social structure.  However, as a Christian, I have worked to not let those divisions impact how I interact with others at my firm.  And over the years, I had formed a friendship with our stockroom supply manager. It turned out tha...

Since I was little girl I was captivated by the heroic missionary biographies of self-less women like Amy Carmiachael and Gladys Alyward. I knew that I wanted to be a missionary because I wanted to serve God every single day of my life in a meaningful way.

In pursuit of...

Luke 19:45-48

I recently came to see this passage in a whole new way. Previously, I had imagined Jesus forcefully addressing the unjust practices of the moneychangers, then moving on to other things, but verse 47 tells us that “every day” after this, He continued to tea...

Biological research can be a dark place. It can be dark because of the vast, uncharted territory that we just don’t understand yet. It can be dark because of, paradoxically, a prevailing overreliance on visual observation in the present. For many, it’s a place without...

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