Mandisa: Everyday Overcomer
Dec09

Mandisa: Everyday Overcomer

Interview by Matt Conner Mandisa has had quite a year. From her recent Grammy win to chart-topping singles like “Overcomer,” the Christian artist has come a long way since her tenure as a finalist on American Idol in 2006. Even with the acclaim and spotlight, though, Mandisa says she’s doing everything she can to stay grounded. She is focused on memorizing and quoting Scripture, fighting temptation, and building intentional...

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The Mingling of Souls: An Interview With Matt Chandler
Nov17

The Mingling of Souls: An Interview With Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler has gained acclaim for his speaking, preaching, and writing. As the lead pastor of The Village Church in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and the President of the Acts 29 Network, Matt is known for his ability to speak the truth of the gospel in an authentic way. Matt’s latest book, The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Sex & Redemption, examines relationships through the eyes of Solomon. We sat down with Matt...

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Learning Through Lament: When God’s Plans Bring Pain
Nov10

Learning Through Lament: When God’s Plans Bring Pain

By: Esther Fleece “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29:11, ESV). For years I loved this verse. It became my lifeline on a number of occasions. This verse encouraged me when deciding on a college to attend, and this verse helped me with patience when I was unsure about my which major to choose in school. I’m sure I still have the...

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Nameless: I Didn’t Want Children
Apr15

Nameless: I Didn’t Want Children

I’ve always loved children, but I didn’t want any. I’m not sure why, but I know my resolve to never be a parent strengthened each time I heard a tantrum in the grocery story.

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4 Things Church Hoppers Are Missing
Mar24

4 Things Church Hoppers Are Missing

“The young adults at our church are our most committed members” is not something I anticipate many church leaders to say.

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Seeing Color Clearly
Dec02

Seeing Color Clearly

Because of racialization, colorblindness is not an option. Our racial history is ugly and as Christians we need to recognize it.

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