An Author’s Untimely Passing and Some Laundry
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An Author’s Untimely Passing and Some Laundry

By Jennifer Redmond, Communications Director The passage of time is relentless. We know this reality, and yet we so often forget it, behaving as if time slows to our demands, as if by ignoring it, we can press “pause.” But, the delivery of some tragic news recently jolted me from this forgetfulness. In the middle...

What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story
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What’s In a Name? Mara’s Story

By Jordan Stafford Imagine being so dehydrated after only drinking coffee for three days straight that you change your name to “Dehydrated.” I don’t know about you, but only drinking coffee is 100% something that I might do. In fact, sometimes I feel that coffee is the fuel that motivates me to do just about...

On Wives, Wisdom, and Knowledge: Some Thoughts from Solomon
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On Wives, Wisdom, and Knowledge: Some Thoughts from Solomon

written by Dr. Jim Nutter Since late March, our Steadfast class (one of GCR’s Discipleship Communities) has been doing an in depth Bible study of the sayings of Solomon; each week we’ve been reading two chapters of Proverbs, and we’ll finish with Ecclesiastes in September. Solomon is known for many things, including his wisdom, his...

Choosing to Love
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Choosing to Love

Written by Juan Dugan, D.Min. There is a true wisdom in the way the Old Testament understood love, particularly when it comes to the topic of marriage. This wisdom and depth stands in stark contrast to our modern culture, which uses one word to convey a variety of meanings such as “I love my wife”...

The Vineyard Song
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The Vineyard Song

Written by Danika Delello “What more could I have done for my vineyard than I did? Why, when I expected a yield of good grapes, did it yield worthless grapes?” Isaiah 5:4 In Isaiah chapter five, a song is written about a vineyard. The singer had a loved one, he says, and his loved one...