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...

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...

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Submitted by St. Catherine's Village          September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a time to bring attention to this progressive disease that impacts millions of older Americans.         The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, slowly...

TOUGH QUESTIONS — My spouse and I can’t agree on a school

By DR. FRED HALL   QUESTION: My husband and I can’t agree on where to send our child to school next year — an expensive private Christian school, or a public school where she’ll encounter God knows what. Neither of us is budging. How do we decide?   ANSWER:     ...

MISSION MISSISSIPPI MOMENTS — How intentionality directs us toward mission

BY JILL HISAW          This year, Mission Mississippi has chosen as its theme: “A Deeper Dive into the Racial Divide Through Deeper Relationships.” This month’s focus is “Deeper Intentionality.” Intentionality is often confused with mindfulness, although the...

MODERN MOTHERHOOD — Starting a new school year and ordering our loves

By SARAH REIN          The beginning of a new school year fills my spirit with an acute sense of nostalgia. I remember vividly the nervous energy on that first day each year … seeing where my seat would be and if my best friend’s would be close by, what my...

Mart and Holly McMullan Celebrating sobriety, faith and love

By KATIE EUBANKS          Mart McMullan starts each morning the same way: “The very first thing I do is go to my office and ask God to keep me sober,” he says, sitting with his wife, Holly, at their dining room table in Madison.     For more than 10 years...

THIS IS MY STORY — How Jesus has changed my friendships

By CATE McCRORY          Growing up, friends were just people to play with on the playground. As I got older, those people became friends to just sit with at lunch. I was still stuck on the idea that friends were just people to surround myself with.         I thought that was all...

OUTSIDE IN — Strength in Numbers

By CHRIS BATES          We had been waiting and anticipating for months to breathe the cool morning air and step into the chilly river water in far western Montana. Much preparation went into our fly rods, drift boats, food and other gear. There are many things revitalizing about...