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  • FIRST-PERSON: The ride to school

    by Laura Hurd, posted Friday, January 04, 2019 (17 days ago)

    In the eight short minutes in driving her 11-year-old to school, Laura Hurd has realized that God has been fashioning "an open window for peering into the ever-evolving mind of my son." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Jesus took naps

    by Jim Futral, posted Tuesday, November 06, 2018 (2 months ago)

    Jim Futral notes that Jesus -- "who was fully God robed in flesh" -- experienced times when He needed rest. Likewise, everyone needs times during the day to "rest, reflect and be renewed." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Our schedules, an idol?

    by Terry Dorsett, posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018 (3 months ago)

    An overcrowded schedule, Terry Dorsett writes, can leave people distant from God and "busier than ever but with little or nothing to show for it." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A half-century of ministry

    by David Hankins, posted Monday, October 08, 2018 (3 months ago)

    Reflecting on several 50-year milestones, David Hankins ponders longstanding aspirations of faithfulness, fulfillment and fruitfulness. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The unforgettable calling

    by Paul Kim, posted Tuesday, September 25, 2018 (4 months ago)

    A person's name, Paul Kim writes, gains divine significance when God's extends His call to service. "He calls His disciples to do His will in each and every generation," Kim writes. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Some questions are just plain wrong

    by D. Jeffrey Bingham, posted Monday, September 24, 2018 (4 months ago)

    God's intention in Scripture, Jeffrey Bingham writes, may be far more than answering your questions. What the Bible is interested in answering, he writes, "lead to only one place" -- "to love for God and neighbor." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Adjusting to the dark

    by Kathy Ferguson Litton:, posted Thursday, September 13, 2018 (4 months ago)

    A tragic auto accident left Kathy Litton a 45-year-widow in "a season of worshipping in the dark." She nevertheless experienced God's grace, noting, "He is still the God you knew in the light." Read More

  • Homeless man's new life follows retiree's compassion

    by Roger Alford/Kentucky Today, posted Friday, September 07, 2018 (4 months ago)

    Photo by Roger Alford/Kentucky Today
    CORBIN, Ky. (BP) -- A series of bad decisions had left James Price's life in shambles.

    He had no money, no car, no home and no hope. But a chance encounter with retired businessman Ronnie Neal is changing the trajectory of his life.

    Living under a bridge on the outskirts of Corbin, Ky., Price, 24, had taken a walk along a rural stretch of highway when he saw Neal loading sheet metal onto a truck. Perhaps, Price thought, that man would be willing to hire him to help.

    Neal, 64, saw in Price a young man who needed a hand up, and he was willing to provide it. Read More

  • LABOR DAY: Know those who serve

    by Curt Iles, posted Thursday, August 30, 2018 (4 months ago)

    Get to know "every custodian, cafeteria server and maintenance worker on campus," Curt Iles advises students. "It's amazing how many friends you can make if you simply take the time to learn someone's name." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: When the directions don't make sense

    by Katie McCoy, posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 (4 months ago)

    There are times, Katie McCoy writes, when following God's direction seems confusing or counterintuitive yet is better than getting on "a dead-end road to frustration and confusion." Read More