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FIRST-PERSON: Jesus took naps
Jim Futral notes that Jesus -- "who was fully God robed in flesh" -- experienced times when He needed rest. Likewise, everyone needs times during the day to "rest, reflect and be renewed." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Our schedules, an idol?
An overcrowded schedule, Terry Dorsett writes, can leave people distant from God and "busier than ever but with little or nothing to show for it." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: A half-century of ministry
Reflecting on several 50-year milestones, David Hankins ponders longstanding aspirations of faithfulness, fulfillment and fruitfulness. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: The unforgettable calling
A person's name, Paul Kim writes, gains divine significance when God's extends His call to service. "He calls His disciples to do His will in each and every generation," Kim writes. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Some questions are just plain wrong
God's intention in Scripture, Jeffrey Bingham writes, may be far more than answering your questions. What the Bible is interested in answering, he writes, "lead to only one place" -- "to love for God and neighbor." Read More
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