If You Have to, Use Words

If You Have to, Use Words

If you have to, use words The Story of John Wendt and a Willingness to Move by Dan Mathewson When I asked John Wendt the typical how ya doing, he sincerely answered: “Better than I deserve.” I learned that John is a man who has no time for fluff, exaggeration, or...
Backbone made of steel and a heart of gold

Backbone made of steel and a heart of gold

Backbone Made of Steel and a Heart of Gold by Bethany Gaddis No matter what country you live in, being a single parent is a tough job. There is only one pair of shoulders to carry the burdens of your children and only two hands to provide for their needs. It requires...
Battle Blankets: Unlikely Armour, Unlikely Warriors

Battle Blankets: Unlikely Armour, Unlikely Warriors

Battle Blankets: Unlikely Armour, Unlikely Warriors by April Clemmer A peek into Kassidy Julian’s calendar would make your head spin!  She is a 21-year-old student at Ivy Tech Community College. She also has a full-time job at Gordon Foods and to top it off, she is...
What We Talk about When We Talk about Jesus

What We Talk about When We Talk about Jesus

What we talk about when we talk about Jesus by Dan Mathewson Culture is very different in Spokane, WA compared to Knoxville, TN. My wife Jenna and I have made a few good friends, one of whom is Jess. She’s a twenty-nine-year-old poet who identifies as queer...