Summer 2014

My mukluks thumped the wall. “We can fly, we can fly!” shouted Mom. 

I went to the dump the other day. They call it the County Landfill, but don't let them kid you. It's the dump. 

The Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea are within one hundred miles of each other, both fed by the Jordan River. But while the Sea of Galilee is lush, full of fish, and life-giving, the Dead Sea is just that—lifeless. 

Welcome to verdant Bocas del Toro, one of the nine provinces of Panama. Commercialized and touristy in accessible areas, at its heart it’s rainforest—a nutrient-rich, diverse eco-supersystem.

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A new Explore and Engage process is available for churches to use to learn about the new goal and reflect on where God might be calling them to be a part of it.

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It seemed like a modest thought: to Google “how to grow grapes from seeds.” WikiHow gave me 10 simple (or not so simple) steps:

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To fashion a Christian education ministry that would connect the generations, Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center, Iowa, looked to the stars.

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Jean Browne’s and Jim and Sally Thompson’s enthusiasm is contagious as they talk about the work they are doing at Brookdale Reformed Church.

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Faithwalking creates the possibility for real transformation, says Drew Poppleton.

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Prayer meetings set off a light bulb for members of First Reformed Church in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

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