Roosevelt and Shay Greenwood — Outlasting stage 4 cancer and other storms

By KATIE EUBANKS      Roosevelt and Shay Greenwood don’t do anything halfway. If they experience a storm (literal or otherwise), it’s a roof-ripping monster. If they experience a victory, it’s...

Meredith and Joel Travelstead — ‘God will use your limp’

By KATIE EUBANKS          If you’ve lived in the Jackson area long, you might know Joel and Meredith Travelstead  — but you might only know the highlights. They’re a CPA and OB/GYN...

Holy Trinity Anglican Church — Gathering around the table

By KATIE EUBANKS        For folks whose blood runs Baptist, the little grey building with the red door on Bozeman Road might seem like a portal to another world: Holy Trinity Anglican. What’s...

2022 Christian Leaders of the Future

  In summer 2008, Belhaven University President Roger Parrott approached MCL with an idea for a Christian scholarship program. Since then, Belhaven has partnered with us each year to honor...

Chris and Carla Snopek — On love, faith and baseball

By KATIE EUBANKS      “God used Carla to save my life, end of story.”      When Chris Snopek talks, you listen — the Ole Miss alumnus and former pro baseballer’s voice is a couple octaves deeper...

Finding hope in Mississippi — 2 ‘hope stories’ + 1 HOPEful organization

By KATIE EUBANKS          Mississippi needs hope, and Dawn Beam knows it. As a Mississippi Supreme Court justice* and former prosecutor and chancellor, she can rattle off the numbers: “One...

MCL’s Christian Leaders of the Year

By KATIE EUBANKS   Earlier this year, MCL called for nominations for our 2021 Christian Leaders of the Year. Each of our five winners has a unique story of God’s work in their lives, whether...

Charlotte Waller — Faith, family, and ‘heavenly’ tea parties

By KATIE EUBANKS          When you walk into Bill and Charlotte Waller’s house, you know you’re going to be taken care of.       That’s not because the home itself is the color of a...

Jill and David Dale — Honoring their ‘Bulldog’

By KATIE EUBANKS          Every September, 12-year-old Avery Dale picks out a birthday cake for a team of nurses at Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson. The “3C nurses,” as Avery’s...

John and Helaina Damon — ‘God always provides’

By KATIE EUBANKS          You never expect somebody’s salvation story to involve a house fire.       John Damon, CEO of Canopy Children’s Solutions in Jackson, describes how he wound up...

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TOUGH QUESTIONS — Have I really forgiven my friend?

 By DR. FRED HALL, LPC   QUESTION: I thought I had forgiven a friend who hurt me, but I’m still upset when I’m around him. How do I know if I’ve truly forgiven him?    ANSWER:  What a great question, reader, and one many of us have asked time and time again....

LAGNIAPPE — Two generations find their home at St. Catherine’s

 Submitted by ST. CATHERINE’S VILLAGE           When it came time to retire and move to a more carefree and cared for environment, two generations of families found exactly what they were looking for at St. Catherine’s Village. Located in Madison, the...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT — From morning to night — 3 winning recipes

By CHRIS FIELDS        Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers and father figures! June is National Men’s Health Month, so I am going to share some of the things I do to stay healthy spiritually, mentally and physically — including a couple of healthy recipes (and...

Canopy expanding solutions with new school

By ANNA CLAIRE O'CAIN          Canopy Children’s Solutions, based in Jackson, is a nonprofit organization providing a host of interventions for children in all 82 Mississippi counties.  CEO Dr. John Damon shares about Canopy and the services they provide —...

MISSION MISSISSIPPI MOMENTS — How we can be unified without being uniform

By PASTOR REGINALD WALKER          The focus for this month’s Mission Mississippi Moments article, as we endeavor to delve deeper, is Deeper Understanding. Our scripture reference is found in Proverbs 4:7, which reads, “Wisdom is the principal thing;...

MODERN MOTHERHOOD — The calling continues: Mama, raise that future father!

By COURTNEY INGLE          Take a minute and think about your dad. If he’s still on this side of eternity, you might think about how he plays with your kids. You might remember the days when you’d ride on his shoulders, cry in his lap, or the one time he...

AS I SEE IT — When mothers have to be fathers

By DAN HALL   For your Maker is your husband —     the Lord Almighty is his name — the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth. – Isaiah 54:5, NIV   “For your Maker is your Husband … ”        Being a single mom has to be one of the most challenging...