Category: Prayer

Sciatica Solutions: Prayer, Chiropractic Care, Foam Rollers, and More

Sciatica Solutions: Prayer, Chiropractic Care, Foam Rollers, and More
Last May, I got married. A week before my wedding, I was struck with crippling pain from my left hip / glute muscle down through my hamstring in my left leg that made it hard to walk, sit, or stand. As an active 20something who works out 2-3x / week and appreciates having the ability... Read more »

Why Lectio Divina is Awesome

Why Lectio Divina is Awesome
This post has been written as a part of ChicagoNow’s “Blogapalooz-Hour: Volume XXXII.” A flood of posts are going live tonight at 10 p.m. sharp from a number of ChicagoNow bloggers because a “Blogapalooz-Hour” is a blitz to publish a post in 60 minutes or less, so here is my response to the following prompt... Read more »

UPDATE: Passion 2013: Live from Atlanta Jan. 1-4

UPDATE: Passion 2013: Live from Atlanta Jan. 1-4
At the conclusion of the 2013 Passion Conference, 60,000 college-aged students from around the world had raised over $3 million to combat human trafficking worldwide. Pastors and speakers Louie Giglio, Francis Chan, Beth Moore, Judah Smith, John Piper, and International Justice Mission President Gary Haughen gave messages at the conference’s main sessions, and worship was... Read more »
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Homosexuality, Marijuana & Obama: is America going to burn in hell?

Homosexuality, Marijuana & Obama: is America going to burn in hell?
A brief post-election-day synopsis from a nondenominational evangelical Christian: 1) Same-sex marriage is now legal in Maryland and Maine, and Minnesota struck down a rule that would have banned it; also, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) became the nation’s first openly gay senator. Instead of seeing these progressive movements as bringing America closer to a repeat... Read more »

God, goodness & garbage: Melissa's Midwest move

God, goodness & garbage: Melissa's Midwest move
Tonight, I present a guest blog from Melissa Steffan, journalist extraordinaire from the Pacific Northwest. Fresh out of an undergraduate education at Seattle Pacific University where she served as Editor-in-Chief of The Falcon and completed an internship at the Washington Post, she recently arrived in Chi-town for a year of Editorial Residency with Christianity Today... Read more »

Admiration & Autographs: A Day at Wrigley Field

Admiration & Autographs: A Day at Wrigley Field
My sister and I had arrived two hours early for the epic Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals matchup at Wrigley Field. As Cardinals fans since birth (born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri), we were decked out in Cardinal Red, cheering for our boys wandering around the outfield stretching, fielding grounders, and catching pop... Read more »
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