He Didn’t Expect to Change the World

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY Five hundred years ago this October, a monk and professor at the University of Wittenberg, Germany, wanted to discuss some theological questions with other learned Christians. So he wrote them all down and, since the internet was a few centuries from being invented yet, he posted them to …

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“Blessed are they who have not seen”: A Personal Meditation on Faith

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY JESSICA PRESCOTT Faith. It’s a tricky thing, is it not? Simply put, faith is the act of believing in that which we cannot see.  If we could see God in all his glory, right before our mortal eyes—faith would instantly become a superfluous virtue.  A moot point.  After all, when …

The Young Messiah

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY CHARITY BISHOP Have you ever wondered what Jesus was like as a child? How he felt about leaving Alexandria, a great city of intellectual learning and trade, for a Judea under Roman occupation? He went from a philosophical environment to crucifixions, and although John tells us in scripture that Jesus …

Caroline Herschel

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY LILA DONOVAN For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. -Romans 1:20 Caroline Herschel was one of the first female astronomers and actually recognized in her era …