A season of hope

Christmas | Reflecting on God’s promises and offering Him praise
by The Editors
Posted 12/24/18, 07:05 am

The people who walked in darkness
have seen a great light;
those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness,
on them has light shone.

—Isaiah 9:2




Let us remember that we have every reason to hope no matter our circumstances this season. May we reflect on God's promises and praise Him today and throughout the coming year.



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Sophia Lee

Reporting and worrying

Faith & Inspiration | God often replaces my anxieties with an abundance of helpful sources
by Sophia Lee
Posted 12/18/18, 01:22 pm

As a journalist, I’ve often had moments of anxiety when I felt like I would never be able to produce a story. That is, until I remember I serve a God who hears my prayers. 

Each time after I pray, God opens doors to sources that turn out to be what I call a “journalist’s jackpot.” That was the case while I was reporting on a story about the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting and wildfires in Southern California. 

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Krieg Barrie

Here for a reason

Faith & Inspiration | Evil days may be ahead, but God picked us for such a time as this
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/13/18, 05:12 pm

In college we read a hot new book called Future Shock (1970) telling what to expect ahead and how to deal with it. Predictions included paper wedding gowns, rent-a-persons, and “a system that would store a consumer’s profile-data about his occupation and interests in a central computer … and instantaneously notify him when something appears that concerns him.”

Here are some things Alvin Toffler missed in his crystal ball:

• Cake bakers in Oregon not allowed not to bake a homosexual-themed cake.

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