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FIRST-PERSON: Adjusting to the dark
A tragic auto accident left Kathy Litton a 45-year-widow in "a season of worshipping in the dark." She nevertheless experienced God's grace, noting, "He is still the God you knew in the light." Read More
Homeless man's new life follows retiree's compassionCORBIN, Ky. (BP) -- A series of bad decisions had left James Price's life in shambles.
He had no money, no car, no home and no hope. But a chance encounter with retired businessman Ronnie Neal is changing the trajectory of his life.
Living under a bridge on the outskirts of Corbin, Ky., Price, 24, had taken a walk along a rural stretch of highway when he saw Neal loading sheet metal onto a truck. Perhaps, Price thought, that man would be willing to hire him to help.
Neal, 64, saw in Price a young man who needed a hand up, and he was willing to provide it. Read More
LABOR DAY: Know those who serve
Get to know "every custodian, cafeteria server and maintenance worker on campus," Curt Iles advises students. "It's amazing how many friends you can make if you simply take the time to learn someone's name." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: When the directions don't make sense
There are times, Katie McCoy writes, when following God's direction seems confusing or counterintuitive yet is better than getting on "a dead-end road to frustration and confusion." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Reading the Bible, every year
For Doug Munton, reading through the Bible each year helps him see "the big picture of God's story more clearly" and "stretches my understanding and deepens my faith." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Back-to-school prayers for our children
In the coming school year, Melanie Lenow will be praying that her children will grow in their love of God and that they will work "as to the Lord" and have opportunities to learn to love well. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: An open letter to college freshmen
"You only get one freshman year, so pay careful attention to how you live it," Keith Shorter writes to new collegians. "Don't forget what you have learned from your parents, or others, about how to live a life that honors God." Read More
FIRST-PERSON -- An untended garden
Randy Bennett, viewing his languishing garden -- and the onslaught of weeds -- after being on vacation, is reminded of the continuous care each church needs from its pastor and leaders. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Can you spiritually multitask?
David Jeremiah sets forth a contrast between "spiritual multitasking" and "spiritual 'monotasking,'" drawing from Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount, "No one can serve two masters." Read More