Read the winning essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest.
Read the second-place essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest.
I signed up to volunteer with the resettling agency, remembering how I had been surrounded by immigrants daily as I navigated the streets of New York City.
Read the third-place essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest: “Plastic walking sticks and hushed pilgrims poke through the gap where the hermitage’s rock melts into the hillside….”
https://www.thebanner.org/tags/writing-contest-2022Read the honorable mention essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest: “Yellowstone and its surrounding towns experienced catastrophic flooding this summer, washing away roads, houses, and any hopes of a normal season funded by tourism.”
The only crown of victory ever offered to the Christian is that of martyrdom. We were never called to win, only to testify.
This belt was one way the early Iroquois people of eastern Canada preserved their way of governing and maintaining their laws.
When I am not sure but have to make a choice, I choose to risk erring on the side of love and inclusion.
When I was appointed as a delegate to synod the first week of March, and I was immediately asked about it, all I could say was, "I don't know."
Jesus is effectively declaring in Luke 24:44 that the entire Old Testament is pointing to him.
Riding the bus home from the swimming pool several years ago, I found myself in a communication conundrum.
St. Patrick’s effective ministry to the Celtic people can show us a path for the here and now.
We have all been adopted into the family of God. But my experiences have given me a deeper understanding of that reality.
What goes into reporting from synod? Glad you asked!
With Dobbs, we now have Pro-life 3.0, a movement that finds itself free to be much more politically creative and nimble, particularly as it works to support women and protect prenatal children at the state level.
I’ve learned that true Christlike listening involves sacrificing my own agenda for an interaction and truly entering into someone else’s story with empathy and compassion.
This cart was built and used regularly by the Métis people of the prairie provinces and early settlers in Canada for transport of goods during the early 1800s.
A YouTube channel offers timely programming for watch enthusiasts.
Economically vulnerable people of color are significantly more anti-abortion than rich white folks are.
The best story that has ever happened to me is the one I almost never tell.
God can do more with this than we can see.
Looking forward, the road is precarious. Many signs indicate we are a denomination in poor health.
As a pro-life activist my whole adult life, I never thought I’d live to see the end of Roe v. Wade, if that’s what this is.
What do we do when the pain and struggle are ongoing, and the happy ending doesn’t appear?