Facing our mortality—and lack of control—is scary. Fortunately, as Christ-followers we have a third option: pray.
Does politics have anything to do with faith?
What is a Christian response to fear? If we look in the Bible, we find that fear is not new.
We needed to get to know each other and to listen to each other's stories so that we could envision and work toward making northwest Iowa a region where all of us could flourish together, whatever our race or ethnicity.
The God we encounter in Scripture hears the cries of mothers wailing for their children but is not moved by the smug self-righteousness of those who claim there is a proper and orderly way to flee for one’s life.
In his book, "Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings,"Josh Larsen argues that because movies are prayers, we should pay attention to them as if they are prayers.