Home Number 6 and no place else to go during Christmas Vacation in Kenya

It was the week off for Christmas vacation. Only a couple of the children were supposed to be there. At the most, a handful. It was the week that the children would get to be with family members, perhaps at an uncle or aunt’s home, or a host family or friends of the...

Like life, I cannot do this conference alone – Reflections on the next Faith & Culture Writers Conference

(This post was originally written for the Faith & Culture Writers Conference blog Dec. 9, 2013: FAITH & CULTURE WRITERS BLOG POST – “I cannot do this alone”) When the leadership team for the 2013 Faith & Culture Writers Conference had...

2014 Faith & Culture Writers Conference set for March 7-8 at George Fox University

Our Faith & Culture  Writers Conference returns in 2014 on March 7-8, and we are excited to announce that George Fox University is our sponsoring host. We will be on the beautiful Newberg, Oregon campus. We are honored that Deidre Riggs and Sarah Bessey are among...

Natalie Grant: Making Music to Elevate the Fight Against Human Trafficking – Today’s Christian Woman story

  I caught up with singer/songwriter/activist Natalie Grant while she was in New York last month, the day after her eighth studio album, Hurricane, was released. The Nashville mother of three was trying to hail a cab the day of a Hurricane Sandy benefit for which she...

A different kind of summer vacation – Mission to Rwanda

Presentation Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 from 7-8 pm: Barbara and Todd Briscoe and family will discuss their Rwanda mission in a one-hour presentation 7-8 pm, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, at the Lake Oswego Art Center, 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego.Information:...

Sarah on her mom: “My beautiful mother, friend and role model…departed for Heaven”

My daughter Rachel emailed me from Tanzania asking if I had heard about Sarah and Michael’s mom, Kathy Bernert.   Heard what? I wondered, already fearing the worst.   Knots starting tying up in my stomach.   Sarah and Michael’s mom, Kathleen Carol Bernert, 51, had...

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