Reaching People in Land of The Margins

Reaching People in the land of the margins - Gwen Adams

The new unreached people group in America is a land called The Margins. These are a people group that have grown up in a land that is vastly unfamiliar from the America I grew up in. The cultural norms for them is a world of violence, sexual exploitation, abandonment, rejection, addiction, poverty, racism, and the … Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? – Living in light of your identity in Jesus

‘What’s your name? And what do you do for work?’ These are two questions you inevitably get asked when you meet someone. It’s tempting to get all indignant, ’I’m more than just my job,’ but the heart of the question is identity. And it’s worth remembering that identity determines actions, not the other way round. … Read more

Let Down By A Friend

Have you ever been let down by a friend? Pick any friendship – in fact, choose your most satisfying friendship – and put it to the test with these questions: Have you ever felt misunderstood? Have you ever been hurt by what the other person said? Have you ever felt that you haven’t been heard? … Read more

2 Reasons ‘Happy Wife, Happy Life’ is an Unbiblical Foundation for Marriage

It was during the speeches of the wedding reception I heard the phrase. I cringed on the inside. The groom’s father was speaking. He said, ‘Here’s my words of advice, happy wife, happy life.’ Someone said the phrase in a conversation after church recently. Before I knew it, the words had escaped my mouth, ‘I … Read more

Memorials, Stories & Heroes in the Christian Life

Special things are worth remembering. Birthdays. Christmas. Easter. We remember when someone special dies. The way we remember often involves certain rituals. We have birthday cakes and family celebrations. We remember our loved ones with crosses in cemeteries or sprinkling ashes in significant places. These things serve us well. They draw us back to remember … Read more

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