John 9: 1 – 41

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A picture of hands with dirt on them with text overtop that reads, "I wasblind but now I see." (John 9:25)

Scripture Reading: As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be … Read More

Rising Concern

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City block that has been destroyed by war.

Globally, there is a rising concern among Christians regarding the recent developments with Turkey and Syria. As Christians, we need to partner together to pray and stand in solidarity for the thousands of people who are suffering. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), stated “The escalation of military attacks in the … Read More

John 8: 12 – 59

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Image of clouds with the text "Before Abraham was Born. I am. John 8:58"

Scripture Reading: When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” The Pharisees challenged him, “Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony is not valid.” … Read More

Logic

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A teenage girl, wrapped in a blanket. She is sitting on a sand dune looking out at the clouds.

When all of it seems like a song like a dance or a play, expressions and facades seem to whisk me away, out of that state of harmony between artistry and brevity, where I wrestle with glimpses of my fiery darkness with clarity. So devoted to a tripping taxonomy of … Read More

The Ripple Effect

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Ripples on a pond.

Have you ever thrown a pebble into a pond? It makes a quiet plop, creates a small circle of ripples, and then disappears. Have you ever thrown a rock into a pond? It makes a loud SPLASH, causes waves to form, and creates a large circle of ripples that spread … Read More

John 8: 1-12

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A picture of clouds with the text "I am the light of the world whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. John 8:12"

Scripture Reading:  But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made … Read More

Masterful Mosaic

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Our lives are like a mosaic with broken, black, and disfigured pieces, with God as the artist who masterfully puts those pieces together to create a bigger and more beautiful picture. When we have plans and dreams that get broken or blackened, we often turn to God and say, “This … Read More

John 7: 1-53

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A picture of paint swirls with the text "Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. John 7:37"

Scripture Reading: After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him. But when the Jewish Festival of Tabernacles was near, Jesus’ brothers said to him, “Leave Galilee and go to … Read More

John 6: 60-70

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A picture of a forest with the text "The spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. John 6:63"

Scripture Reading: On hearing it, many of his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?”  Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, “Does this offend you? Then what if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before! … Read More

Jaffray Project 2019: Investing in People

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Dry cracked earth

Kristi Hopf is an international worker in Niger serving the Fulani people, a group of people the Jaffray Project is reaching. She is involved in a program that teaches local Fulani agricultural strategies, such as zaï holes,1 and composting. Christophe, the agricultural trainer, had a village representative plant an experimental field … Read More