As I wrote a couple of weeks ago about my ten year anniversary of coming to Christ, I began a reflection of my journey so far, and my discipleship by the Spirit. I am continually amazed at how much He has transformed my heart and mind in order to mold me into His image. When […]

My church is in the sky, Where the shapes of the clouds Remind me of the things of the earth.   My church is on the ground, Where fruits and vegetables grow, And blossoms flourish in colorful array.   My church is in my car, Where I listen to gravelly voices Who sing of pain […]

When I first became a “Christian” just over ten years ago, I did so in spite of the messages of condemnation I heard from church leaders and the fundamentalist right. I walked toward Jesus in spite of the legalism that seemed to permeate the narration of the Gospel. How was I able to make the […]

Discord, chaos, conspiracy. All this coming from the leader of our nation. And it seems the leader of an enemy nation has overtaken his quest for power. But who has really overtaken him and his cohort in the White House? The enemy we all know; the father of lies, thief who comes to steal, kill […]

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by Lori Lakin Hutcherson, GBN Editor-in-Chief Yesterday I was tagged in a post by an old high school friend, asking me and a few others a very public, direct question about white privilege and racism.  I feel compelled not only to publish his query but also my response to it, as it may…

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This month marks ten years since I chose to follow Christ. Ten years since I walked into the embrace of my Father’s arms. Ten years since I have learned to listen to the Spirit abiding inside me. And almost 15 years since I was diagnosed with bipolar II (2). Faith is my invisible source of […]

Children call each other names; if wrong, refuse to take the blame. They make their choices out of fear instead of knowing Love is near. They do not know God’s saving grace nor understand His full embrace.   When we love God with all our mind, we grow as Spirit does remind us of our […]

God is a fair judge, a God who is angered by injustice every day. (Psalm 7:11, GW) This same verse is written in several Bible versions this way: God is a righteous judge, and a God who has indignation every day. Why would God be indignant? Because we sin or because He sees injustice? Why […]

If immigrants and refugees and poor are not “the least of these,” then who are we to feed and care for, clothe and see to their welfare? If we don’t honor God’s own plea, how well with our souls will it be?   With wealthy people getting more and ethics walking out the door how […]