Three Traits of a True Friend

A true friend is a real treasure. To have someone in whom you can confide, someone who knows the best and worst about you without making you feel like a…

How the Lord’s Prayer Can Help You Overcome Your Prayer Struggles – Kevin Halloran

The reason there are so many books on prayer is that even after reading them, we still struggle to pray. Some reasons are intellectual—we don’t know how or why to…

The Americans Staying in Afghanistan – Jen Oshman

Every time President Biden or Press Secretary Jen Psaki talk about the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, they refer to evacuating Americans “who want to leave Afghanistan.” On the surface it…

Beware the Sin of City Planners and Pastors – Dustin Messer

I couldn’t understand why ministry was so hard. I’d spent years in seminary. I thought of myself as mildly competent—at least competent enough to start some Bible studies, organize a…

The Insidious, Fake Intimacy of Algorithms – Chris Martin

The social internet is like a bustling marketplace of opinions and entertainment. Like shops in a mall, various apps—such as Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok—promise to fulfill our insatiable hunger for…