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A Conversation with the President of the Poetry Foundation

A Conversation with the President of the Poetry Foundation
I walked into the Poetry Foundation in Chicago Tuesday night to hear readings by Dr. Brett Foster and Dayna Clemens, both members of the Wheaton College family. They were featured at this month’s Open Door series, which occurs once a month. Each hour-long reading features two Chicagoland college and graduate writing program instructors and two... Read more »

Sex Trafficking is Happening in Your Backyard - Let's END IT!

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It’s true – women (and men) are being sold for sex, against their will, in your backyard. Did you see people running around with red “X” marks on their hands on Thursday? This represents the “End it Movement,” a conversation started at the 2012 Passion Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, about the estimated 27 million slaves... Read more »

A Tribute to Christianity Today & Today's Christian Woman

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In a #bittersweet farewell of sorts, I’m writing to say my time as online editor of Today’s Christian Woman  has officially come to an end. I wrapped up 18 months at Christianity Today Friday to take a new job — as Editor of Wheaton Magazine (ATTENTION all Wheaton students, alumni, and friends: got any story... Read more »
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Christopher (Fitter) Steinke: A (Suburban) Chicago Worship Leader You Should Know

Christopher (Fitter) Steinke: A (Suburban) Chicago Worship Leader You Should Know
I’ve interviewed and talked with Christian worship leaders from around the world including Chris Tomlin, Amy Grant, Christy Nockels, Mandisa, Mac Powell, Kari Jobe, Kim Walker-Smith of Jesus Culture, Laura Story, Sara Groves, Jenn Johnson, Joel Houston of Hillsong United, Matt Redman, and Israel Houghton, but none have captured my attention like one named Christopher... Read more »

Janie Mullins & Friends Conquer the 2013 Chicago Marathon

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It was a big Sunday in Chicago. There were over a million spectators and 40,230 runners who came out for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, despite fears following the lethal blasts in Boston earlier this year. It was a gorgeous fall day–perfect enough for record-setting attendance and course times. Kenyan Dennis Kimetto ran... Read more »

The Navigators' 20s Mission: Chicago

The Navigators' 20s Mission: Chicago
I’m 24 years old, and I just accepted a “discipleship-making” internship with the Navigators’ 20s Mission in Chicago. It’s the Navs’ first internship program like it in the United States. I love the community they have already fostered and will continue to create in the city, but I gotta be honest: I hadn’t heard of... Read more »
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Help End Sex Trafficking in Chicago: Run the TraffickFree 5K

Help End Sex Trafficking in Chicago: Run the TraffickFree 5K
As a journalist, I come across controversial topics on a regular basis–but none have captivated me like human trafficking has. I’m passionate about raising awareness about the criminal activity that claims an estimated 300,000 minors each year within the United States (and countless more in countries around the world, including Honduras). As much as I... Read more »

Christine Caine: 'Impossible is Where God Starts'

Christine Caine: 'Impossible is Where God Starts'
“Starting when I was only three, I was sexually abused by four men in my life for twelve years. Now I’m almost 47. I was abused for 12 years, but I’ve not been abused for 35. Today I choose to step into the future believing God’s word to pursue the abundant, purpose-driven passionate life Jesus... Read more »

Tastes of the Taste of Chicago

Tastes of the Taste of Chicago
I’m a Minnesota State Fair kind of girl. I grew up attending the third largest state fair in the country religiously. I even wrote my college entrance exam on the cream puffs I enjoy every year from the stand on the corner of the Midway across from Famous Dave’s BBQ. The state-wide party features every-food-on-a-stick,... Read more »
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How Should Christians Respond to SCOTUS' DOMA ruling?

How Should Christians Respond to SCOTUS' DOMA ruling?
It’s been a big week for the Supreme Court, SCOTUS, DOMA, Prop 8, and churches nationwide. As I’ve watched profile pictures change on Facebook, hashtags trend on Twitter about #equality, and browsed online photo galleries displaying happiness and tears of joy come from couples who can finally, legally, engage in federally-recognized unions, I’ve been bothered... Read more »
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