Editorial

Editorial

There was death before the Resurrection

When Lawrence Ware came to speak in chapel on Martin Luther King Day, he started his sermon with the message, “We gon’ be alright.” After a year full of mass shootings, riots, rallies and distrust, such a message was difficult to hear. Bitterness has spewed from pulpits, blogs, social media […]

Why are we so easily offended?
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Why are we so easily offended?

We’ve all been a part of awkward class discussions. Often discussions go really well, with students engaged and excited, but then the professor switches the topic or asks another question and all of a sudden the whole dynamic changes. I’ve certainly experienced this. One day the kneeling protest that occurred […]

Rest and renewal in God
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Rest and renewal in God

“Rest in him, be renewed in him, and allow his joy to become your joy; because he longs for you to return again to him, in the only place that love is born.” -T.B. LaBerge God tends to use the most painful experiences to show us the deepness and richness […]

God is here, God is here
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God is here, God is here

Shortly before Thanksgiving break, Timothy Konstantin, a student on John Brown University’s campus, expressed thoughts of harming himself and possibly others. Friends that Tim confided in alerted JBU authorities who in turn notified the Siloam Springs Police Department. He was found to be in possession of firearms and had explosives […]

Cold feet all along the coast
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Cold feet all along the coast

I had it in my head that a brisk morning stroll through the seaside town of Bangor was an excellent idea. What else was a morning person to do before her twelve companions finally rose from the dead? And what better time to indulge in writerly pensiveness, out alone in […]

We belong to each other
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We belong to each other

On Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, issued a challenge to the church for the new political age.  He said, “No matter what the racial and ethnic divisions in America, we can […]

New female coach in the NFL
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New female coach in the NFL

Katie Sowers is a trailblazer for women’s equal opportunities. In August of this year, Sowers became the second full-time assistant female coach in the National Football League. She serves as an offensive assistant for the San Francisco 49ers, helping coach the wide receivers. Not only is she one of two […]