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Reading The Jesus Storybook Bible in Iceland

In the world’s most bookish country, evangelicals are taking up the ministry of translation. In the pitch dark of Christmas Eve in Iceland, after family dinner and unwrapping presents, the lights stay aglow for another special tradition: reading. Not...

4 Reasons to Believe in the Christmas Miracle

Why the supernatural events of this season are both credible and incredible. “I don’t believe that.” I’d just read my four-year-old the story of the angel Gabriel meeting with Mary. I tried not to panic. “Well, do you believe...

Christmas Is Really Act 2

Can’t get enough of Christmas? You’ll love the prequels and sequels. It is the season for prequels and sequels. Mary Poppins is the big sequel this year. It’s the first year since 2012 that there hasn’t been a hobbit...

We Were Women Comforted by Shared Pain

I never imagined my fibromyalgia would help me serve refugees. But chronic pain is something we both understand. “It’s just the stress of being a college student,” the doctor assured me. “Try to get some more rest and you’ll...