EDITOR’S LETTER JUNE 2021

    What ‘song’ is stuck in your head?   I've written before about how God spoke to me during my senior year of college, when I was questioning everything about Christianity. He spoke...

EDITOR’S LETTER MAY 2021

  Why it’s good that life is hard      “The journey is too much for you.”  I heard this in a sermon a couple months ago, just a few hours before making a difficult phone call to a friend. I...

EDITOR’S LETTER APRIL 2021

    What I learned from being dumped into a river        This month marks 11 years since my friend Goose dropped me into a river in Arkansas.  I wrote about this a few years ago in...

EDITOR’S LETTER MARCH 2021

  What I wish I’d known at 18        Since this month’s edition features our 2021 Christian Leaders of the Future — 30 outstanding high-school seniors who are finalists for MCL’s yearly...

EDITOR’S LETTER FEBRUARY 2021

  2 romantic movies, 1 thing we can learn        Don’t worry, this editor’s letter is not about the Capitol riot, the inauguration, or even politics.          I will say this and move...

EDITOR’S LETTER JANUARY 2021

  Why repentance is the ultimate ‘New Year’s resolution’      Hello and happy new year, friends! You’ve probably noticed a few new things on these pages already.         First, we’ve...

EDITOR’S LETTER — The 1 thing we don’t have to wait for

  The 1 thing we don’t have to wait for “Hello, walls,” Willie Nelson crooned.      His woman had left him, and he was addressing the walls of his home.      As I listened to Willie on my...

EDITOR’S LETTER — Try something new in November

Try something new in November   Dad made me promise not to spar. “That’s not what it is,” I explained. “It doesn’t matter. They will try to get you to spar.” So I did all but sign a blood oath...

EDITOR’S LETTER — 3 scriptures that show God can be trusted

  3 scriptures that show God can be trusted        During my senior year of college, I realized I had never truly trusted in Jesus — and I obsessively questioned Him and His Word in order...

EDITOR’S LETTER — Silence not an option in suicide prevention

  Silence not an option in suicide prevention      Several years ago, I met Ben Ingram when he visited my church one Sunday.        “Are you Austin’s sister?” Ben asked, and I said yes. I...

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