Sunday Morning Music — Death In His Grave
Darrell Vesterfelt
By Darrell Vesterfelt

Easter is one of my favorite times of the year. It is always good to take a moment to remember the single most important moment in our faith: the resurrection. I have been listening to John Mark McMillian for around ten years and this song is one I am reminded of when Easter comes each […]

3 Reasons My Children Are Happier Than Me
John Sowers
By John Sowers

Recently, we were in San Diego, my wife Kari thought we should go to the Aquarium of the Pacific. My daughters love fish. Sahara likes watching seals jump. Dassi is a massive penguin fan. When you ask her what sound a penguin makes, she says, “Waddle, waddle, waddle,” then rocks side to side like a red-headed Weeble Wobble.

How To Fail And Still Win, A Guide To Not Losing Your Cool
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

I like those television documentaries on the NFL channel called “A Football Life.” I especially like the ones about coaches. I learn something new with every coach who is profiled.

Whether they’re a coach or player, though, I’ve noticed something each successful person has had in common: They lose well.

Your Story is Not As Beautiful As It Could Be
Allison Vesterfelt
By Allison Vesterfelt

I’ve been in a writing drought lately. I get up every morning and sit down to my computer. Words get typed into the screen. But they aren’t as good as the words I’m used to writing. They aren’t as good as they could be. I’m not being modest. I know what I’m capable of as a writer, and this is not it. 

This is Sometimes More Important Than Praying
Tsh Oxenreider
By Tsh Oxenreider

A few days ago, my family and I returned home after a two-month long road trip. On the way back, my husband Kyle and I had our customary debriefing conversation per easing back in to normal life: What was your favorite part of the trip? What did you learn? What makes you excited to head back home? What makes you not so excited?

(We’re not really very formal about this—we just ask each other questions off the top of our heads while the kids go nuts in the back seats.)

Why People Are Drawn to Simplicity Over Truth
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

The truth is people aren’t drawn to truth, they’re drawn to simplicity. Recent research from Harvard suggests that customers don’t necessarily buy the best products, they buy the products that are the easiest to understand and the easiest to purchase.

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty in the Face of Injustice
Andrea Lucado
By Andrea Lucado

I remember the most malnourished children I’ve ever seen. I was in Zimbabwe on a mission trip, and our bus had broken down somewhere between Victoria Falls and Bulaweyo, the second largest city in the country. The whole group climbed out of the bus to kill time on the side of the road while we waited for repairs to be made.

How Stuff Gets Created
By Donald Miller
Why Jesus Invites the Wrong People to the Party
By Al Andrews
One Thing That Taught Me How To Be More Present With My Family
By Shauna Niequist
Do You Know What the Voice of Jesus Sounds Like?
By Donald Miller