It’s hard to imagine spring in the midst of winter.
It is a wonder that our God has chosen to enter into our human experience – love, fear, pain, sorrow – all of it.
These Psalms are what real relationship is all about. God wants us – more of us – all of the time.
By Jonathon Schramm, assistant professor of sustainability and environmental education DEVOTIONAL: Today’s passage has always been a high point of the Old Testament for me, presaging in many ways the good news delivered by Jesus in the Beatitudes. Like me, have you ever wondered what it will take for humanity to “cease its warring madness” rather … Keep reading »
By Luke Gascho, director of Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center THIS WEEK’S THEME: “I treasure your word in my heart” THIS WEEK’S SCRIPTURES: Jeremiah 31:31-34 | Psalm 51:1-12 and Psalm 119:9-16 (11) | Hebrews 5:5-10 | John 12:20-33 DEVOTIONAL: Have you ever saved a phone message from a special person because you want to listen to it again in the future? Do you … Keep reading »
I want to come out into the light and proclaim my trust in God’s love.
By Abby Deaton, a senior communication major from Indianapolis DEVOTIONAL: We really were doomed from the beginning. We were born imperfect. From the moment we were born, we had no chance of being free of sin. But we were also born with purpose. We are “made for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be … Keep reading »
God’s steadfast love is always there for you, the kernel of a new world, the foundation of a new beginning.
Had Jesus not used the image of the serpent in the wilderness as a metaphor of the resurrection (John 3:14-15), Christians may have been inclined to neglect the story entirely.
We know, especially as we reflect during this season of Lent, that the world is full of suffering and chaos and that much of that is caused by humanity.