Falling in love with your city

Source » Jessica Hullinger in The Week: Relationships — with other humans, and with physical places — are really complicated. They require vulnerability and persistence and trust. You cannot just wait around hoping one will blossom before you. The only way to truly foster and nurture a long-lasting stable romance is to experience…

“Not an isolated instance of missionary awesomeness”

Source » Derek Rishmawy: Awash in the realization that the history of Christian missions has included atrocities and wide-spread practices deeply at odds with the Gospel, it’s easy for younger, sensitive Christians to become ashamed at any mention of our missionary heritage. Recently though, there’s been a bright ray…