The Simple Faith of Mr. Rogers: An Interview with Amy Hollingsworth

American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers died in 2003 but his influence seems to be growing stronger each year. He was known as the creator, composer, producer, head writer, showrunner, and host of the preschool PBS television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968–2001), known for its slow pace and calm […]

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Keeping X in Christmas

By Aaron Earls For many looking for the frontlines in the “War on Christmas,” X marks the spot. Historically, however, X-mas is closer to Christmas than you may realize. On the surface, X-mas seems like the definition of “taking Christ out of Christmas.” It literally replaces His name with an X. But when properly understood, […]

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WINTER 2019-20 BIBLE STUDIES FOR LIFE KIDS CHRIST CONNECTIONS

Unit 1, Session 1: Angels Spoke to Mary and Joseph Mary was willing to follow God’s plan, even though being Jesus’ mother would not be easy. Mary wanted to bring praise to God. Likewise, Jesus brought praise to His Father by willingly dying on the cross to save people from sin. Unit 1, Session 2: […]

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Social Media-Week of February 23

Sunday Parents, in today’s Bible story your child heard that  people can trust God even when difficult things happen. Esther helped save her  people from destruction when she stood up for them  in a difficult situation. Monday “But that’s not the end of the story. Appearances are not what they seem. The gospel story, like […]

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Looking for Light: An Advent Journey through Scripture

For many centuries, Christians have used the season of Advent to prepare their hearts for Christmas. The word “advent” comes from the Latin word adventus and simply means “coming” or “arrival.” Advent begins each year on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, which this year is December 1. It is a season in which Christians remember […]

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WINTER 2019-20 BIBLE STUDIES FOR LIFE PRESCHOOL CHRIST CONNECTIONS

Unit 1, Session 1: Angels Spoke to Mary and Joseph Mary wanted to do God’s plan. Being Jesus’ mother would be hard, but she wanted God to be praised. Jesus also brought praise to His Father. He gave up His life and died on the cross to rescue people from sin. Unit 1, Session 2: […]

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The Bible’s Beautiful Story Line: An Interview with Steve Green

Why is the Bible—the most popular and culture-shaping text in the world—still the least understood book of all time? What are the life-changing themes woven through the mosaic of the Bible’s various stories? How can the Bible’s collection of history, poetry, genealogy lists, and mystifying prophecies best be seen? Bible Gateway interviewed Steve Green (@SteveGreenHL), […]

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Trusting God Through Life’s Messes: An Interview with Luke Lezon

Life has a way of becoming a tangled mess. All it takes is alarming health issues, job-related stress, parenting uncertainties, an emotional breakdown, and more. What if the mess of your life is where God is about to do his best work? Bible Gateway interviewed Luke Lezon (@lukelezon) about his book, Your Mess Matters: Trusting […]

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The God Who Meets You Where You Are

By Michele Cushatt There are times when I read the Old Testament and struggle to make sense of it. The dysfunctional families, murderous agendas, strange dreams and experiences. It seems left field, far-fetched, impossible. When I look at what God does or doesn’t do, I struggle to understand Him. How could a real and loving […]

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