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    Living “Epic”

    February 14, 2017

    by Felicia Mires One of my favorite words is “epic.” I don’t use it much in my writing because I don’t like to sound repetitive, but I often say it to my daughter. [...]

The Church

  • Love is in the Air!

    February 14, 2017

    Love is in the air. Supermarkets are filled with heart-shaped candy and gifts while television programs are looping romance movies. The influence of Valentines day lifts the [...]
  • The Bible’s Song of Solomon is a book of poetry about the love of a newly married couple. In it, the husband and wife sometimes compliment each other using colorful animal [...]
  • Exploring Love

    February 14, 2017

      As Valentine’s Day approaches, we are saturated with messages of love. It is the day we celebrate love. We love love. We worship love. We make movies about it. We [...]

Family Matters

  • Back in the 1970’s, a novel came out, followed by a movie with the same name. Its catchphrase became very popular: “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” 1 [...]
  • Divine Orchestration

    February 14, 2017

    It was 33 years ago this February that I met my husband, Matt. I had recently returned to Phoenix, Arizona from Dallas, Texas, and living with my sister and her husband. [...]

Valentine Day Devotionals

  • A Parent’s Love

    February 14, 2017

    “Love is…love is a lot of things,” said one of my brothers at his wedding while trying to remember part of 1 Corinthians 13. Yes, love is a lot of things, but more [...]
  • Going to the doctor is the last thing on my mind when it comes to the holiday of love. I have date night, mushy cards, and chocolates on my to-do list, but definitely not my [...]

Book Review

  • “The times that I’ve grown the most–as a mother, a wife, a friend, a child of God–have all happened as a result of doing something new and trusting [...]

Fiction: Twigs of Love

by Eric Kimori in Fiction

    This afternoon was unusual. It felt as if the city in the sun was turning into a city in the furnace; as if the sun had taken an atmospheric slump. I was [...]

Art in The Church

  • By Jillane E. Purrazzi  I grew up on the mission field with my family in Papua New Guinea. Because of that, I had a high view of ministry, and a lot of free time in which to [...]
  • A Manifestation of The Spirit

    February 14, 2017

    by Shyla Hart  “Likewise, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with [...]