LIVING MY CALL — How Navigators act as a ‘safety net’  for cancer patients

By KATIE EUBANKS     MCL Editor Katie Eubanks recently interviewed Jackie Murray, an Oncology Nurse Navigator at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, about how she helps cancer patients...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

A CUP OF ENCOURAGEMENT — The education found in letters

By LAURA LEE LEATHERS          My hostess, Rosalie Hall Hunt, removed the over-100-year-old letters from her file box. I ran my fingers across the bundle of letters that originated in...

THIS IS MY STORY — How God pursued me when I kept Him at arms’ length

By MANDY BUFKIN        Does anyone else do things out of obligation because you feel like you should? When you don’t do that thing, you feel guilty, but when you do, it feels like a waste of...

FAITH, FASHION & FITNESS — How to overcome your fitness struggles with Holy Spirit power

By JADE WHITEHURST        As a science teacher, Jesus lover and fitness enthusiast, I LOVE it when science, fitness and faith coincide.         It is no secret that science can back up all...

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Shower Power — Jackson organization empowers people experiencing homelessness

By KATIE EUBANKS   Shower Power Jackson organization empowers people experiencing homelessness        Lying in the shade, a young man named DJ spreads his Bible on top of his face and reaches his arms up to the sky. He doesn’t take medication...

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Sean Milner: He grew up at a children’s home — and now he runs it

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FEATURE — But God Ministries finds a home in the Delta

    JONESTOWN — Linda McGrew thought she had grown up poor — and she had. But then she visited some homes in Quitman County.   “I (was) inspecting the units that we were to rehab (at a nonprofit). You could look through the ceiling and see outdoors. You...

SPECIAL FEATURE — Doing diversity in the local church

By Katie Eubanks   Doing diversity in the local church     Sunday morning is still the most segregated hour of the week, but not if these churches have anything to do with it. In the greater Jackson area, leaders at several churches — from a megachurch...

DYNAMIC DADS—Stories of Fatherhood

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MILLENNIAL MOMS—Stories of Motherhood

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2018 Christian Leaders of the Future Event

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AUTHOR Q&A — 1 pilgrim, many interruptions

By KATIE EUBANKS          Author and Jackson native Susan Cushman will release her eighth book, “Pilgrim Interrupted” — a memoir in the form of an essay collection encompassing faith, mental health and more — on June 7. She will be at Lemuria Books in Jackson for a signing on June 11....