Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or Psalm 128; (1 Kings 3:5-12; Psalm 119:129-136;) Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
The gig seemed fairly routine. Then I saw the parrots.
Hong Kong's democracy movement is not Christian, but many key activists are.
How does one pray about cancer?
Do we ask for miracles? Do we pray, if only to cover our bases, that God would give special guidance to doctors? And what would happen if we didn't pray?
If the church is the bride of Christ, then Jesus is married to both Rachel and Leah—to the church he wants, and to the church he has to take.
Anyone can see the rippling effects of God's kingdom in buildings, movements, and practices. I couldn't comprehend it all without Diana Butler Bass.
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