Painful Pride

Beth Bingaman

One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor. ~Proverbs 29:23 (ESV) I had to go to the Chiropractor. He has a history of making me feel a whole lot better after I see him. This time I made the appointment because my right shoulder was killing me.…

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From Pride to Purpose

Rachel Ellis

“There is a way that seems right to a man…” From the time I was twelve, I had it all figured out. The stars had aligned one day as I spun an antique globe around in my playroom, searching for lands unknown. Searching for where I would be called to go. I lacked tact. As…

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Empathy, Experience and God’s Call to Speak Up

Learn to do good; seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow. ~Isaiah 1:17 NRSV   We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. ~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin “I’ve never met an activist member of the Evangelical Left before!” The woman stood before me…

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