A university professor was meeting a famous Chinese lecturer in a crowded train station. After welcoming him, the professor said, “If we run to our gate, we can get the next train and save three minutes.” The guest quietly asked, “And what significant thing shall we do with the three minutes that we are saving?” (more…)
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Just a few days after she received Gabriel’s news, Mary visited Elizabeth, who would soon give birth to John the Baptist. It is there that Mary offered a song of praise to the Lord (Luke 1:46–56): “Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior!” From the moment she learned that God had appointed her for this extraordinary experience, Mary’s life was full of uncertainty. But she thanked God anyway. [Read more…]
Easter is a sacred and deeply meaningful time for Christians. In the weeks leading up to Easter, we reflect on the profound sacrifice of Jesus. On Easter Sunday, we get to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and the incredible love of God. [Read more…]
“What is Naomi worth? Count her sons. According to that cultural scorecard, Naomi is a zero. So is her barren daughter-in-law Ruth. But is that how God sees them?”
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we bring you this excerpt from writer Carolyn Custis James. In 2013, Christianity Today named James one of 50 evangelical women to watch. [Read more…]