I remember walking into church, and an older woman caught up to me. I could tell she was upset. She told me that she and her husband had their oldest daughter over to the house, and the visit didn’t go so well. They tried to talk to her about family, her career, the grandkids—anything to get her to open up about her life. Nothing seemed to work. She looked at me and said, “I don’t…

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You're seeing lots of coverage about Hurricane Irma devastation and threat to many. But it can be hard to know how to pray for those involved. Here's our prayer for the areas affected. Will you join us in praying? Father God, this is a time of great fear for many. We pray for those who are riding out the storm, those who are evacuating, those who are seeking food and shelter and gasoline. We seek…

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You see the video footage, another picture. Houston, Corpus Christi, and other areas of Texas are being inundated with rain and severe flooding. We believe in the power of prayer and will continue to show support in this way, but are there tangible ways to help, too? Yes! Here are two ministries that do an incredible job at catastrophe response. We've seen their work firsthand and would highly encourage you to come alongside them if…

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It’s literally my business to understand how Facebook works and hack it. Facebook serves us more of what it thinks we like. If you’re a conservative who shares posts from Fox News, Breitbart, and the Drudge Report, Facebook makes sure more of the same appears in your newsfeed. If you lean liberal and share content from the Daily Show, Rachel Maddow, and Mother Jones, Facebook will be happy to put more of the same in…

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You're seeing lots of coverage about Hurricane Harvey tearing through Texas. But it can be hard to know how to pray for those involved. Listen or read our prayer for Houston and the surrounding areas and consider joining us in prayer today. Father, we ask for relief for those impacted by this storm. We thank you that the winds were less severe than predicted and also ask you to lessen the rainfall in Houston and the…

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