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By KATIE EUBANKS; Photos by STEGALL IMAGERY   For the fourth year in a row, MCL has taken nominations for Christian Leaders of the Year. This year the five selected leaders met together for a...

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By KATIE EUBANKS        Dr. Cathie Phillippi is a married, churchgoing doctor with three kids. But she isn’t perfect.      “I think people see this put-together person … with all the things,”...

Clint and Terri Herring — Pursuing the Savior who pursued them first

By KATIE EUBANKS        Clint Herring’s parents fell in love in Selma, Alabama. Clint’s father was “an awesome attorney” who’d attended law school at The University of Mississippi and served in...

4 presidents of Christ-centered colleges on faith, education and community

By KATIE EUBANKS     Last month, MCL Editor Katie Eubanks interviewed four presidents of Christ-centered institutions of higher learning in Mississippi. Two themes emerged from these...

Erasing the stigma — 3 therapists talk faith and mental health

By KATIE EUBANKS      MCL Editor Katie Eubanks recently sat down with three licensed professional counselors (LPCs) who love Jesus and want to help people live by His design through mental health —...

20 years of Mississippi Christian Living!

By KATIE EUBANKS and MARILYN TINNIN        Twenty years ago this month, Marilyn Tinnin launched a little monthly newsprint magazine called Jackson Christian Family. Today that publication has...

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...

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