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Jasmine Obeyesekere Fernando

Jasmine Obeyesekere Fernando considers the connections between the Magis' search for Jesus, the pain of injustice then and now, and links with the modern academy.

Ashley Van Dragt

Ashley Van Dragt considers the Christmas story in light of her own birth story and reckons with the difference.

Ann Boyd

I started listening to Christmas music early this year. We usually adhere to a strict no-Christmas-music-before-Thanksgiving rule, but my need for comfort was so intense that I felt the call to stray from our usual practice the week before Thanksgiving...

Carmen Imes

Carmen Imes finds help from the psalms as she considers her own response to unanswered prayer.

Gillian Marchenko

In this excerpt from her latest book, Gillian Marchenko shares about the integral nature of her community in her healing from depression.

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

When our family moved to Nairobi, Kenya, a few months ago, I braced myself for what would be the most awkward part of our transition — having a house helper in our home every day. As foreigners and people with means...

Grace Ju Miller

In addition to dreaming big and being strong in adversity, Grace Ju Miller exhorts us to trust God in the midst.

Anna Moseley Gissing

Anna Moseley Gissing dives into Andy Crouch's latest book about the dynamics of power and vulnerability.

Marcia Bosscher interviews religious historian and author Kate Bowler about life, work, and the perspective that comes from crisis.

Tish Harrison Warren
I’m always caught off guard by how tragedy is inevitably invaded by the ordinary. Soon after we were married my husband and I were in a serious accident that left the friend riding with us severely injured . . . 
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