When God created man, He gave us work to do. We were to be caretakers, stewards of creation. Work is therefore good, and essential to human flourishing.
By: Mark Roberts
“I must have another…” Proverbs 23:35b
“Just One More”
Derrick was back again. He didn’t feel good about it but he just couldn’t resist. He had to have it. Glancing over his shoulder making sure he remained unseen, Derrick turned the block and approached the back door of a grim house on Malcolm X Blvd. After a few taps on the busted screen door, he was welcomed inside.
By: Jarod Grice
We All Want Community
“Community” has become somewhat of a buzzword in recent years. It doesn’t take very long before you begin to hear your peers talking about “doing community” or “doing life” together. It’s become so pervasive in our conversations because of how fundamentally important it is to us as human beings.
By: Mark Roberts
The Change Wanted
Amber has always been a free spirit. She enthusiastically pursues life, her studies at college and her faith in Jesus. All her friends think she is talented and gifted, but Amber struggles to find stability in her life.
By: Natalie Thomas
I was making cherry pie from scratch. It was going to be my first Thanksgiving with my future husband and his family. I had so much invested in that pie, you’d think I was working on the cure for cancer. I’d made the recipe many times before successfully, but my crust kept falling apart. When I realized it was not going to turn out, I promptly put my fist through it. Imagine cherry pie filling everywhere.
By: Chris Howell
“God can’t use you if you’re dead.” I always chuckle a little bit to myself when I remember these words, which were pronounced during a sermon by a former professor.