A Fresh Look at the Story of Jesus

By Gayle Hadden As our children grew up, every Christmas eve we would read the Christmas story aloud, usually acting out the various parts of the story to “bring it to life” for our children. Actually, because Alyssa and Tiffany tended to fuss over who was going to get to play the role of Mary, we usually had to read …

Radical Trust

By Debi Grenseman When the angel Gabriel gave Mary the news that she had been chosen by God to be the mother of the Messiah, she at first was surprised and troubled. Not at all an unexpected reaction. But when Mary heard the angel say, “For with God nothing will be impossible,” Mary’s reply was “Behold, the maidservant of the …