For those who travel and yearn for home – A Guest Post

Traveling outside your home country and living abroad can be transformational.  It doesn’t just change your perspective on foreign food or fashion.  If you are a follower of Jesus, God can use travel to work on your soul.  This guest post is by MaryAnn Slayton, an American citizen who has spent decades outside the United… Read More For those who travel and yearn for home – A Guest Post

Where Can We Be Safe?

This piece I wrote was published at The Gospel Coalition nearly two weeks ago.  In light of recent events, it’s more timely than ever. ********************************************************************************************************************** Last spring I promised my kids a visit to a new playground. It was early evening when we pulled up to the play structure in an urban Virginia neighborhood a mile from… Read More Where Can We Be Safe?

Who is on the front line of the refugee crisis?

Men, women and children serge toward the fence under the watchful eye of border police.  Babies nap in weary strollers caked with mud.  Lines of people move in a slow shuffle, all that remains of their worldly possessions slung over their shoulder in backpacks that used to carry their university study books.  Young professionals, now… Read More Who is on the front line of the refugee crisis?