All around us, God’s children are to bring peace, to make peace. Not the peace of a Thomas Kinkade painting, but a peace that, far from ignoring the harsh realities, gets to the root of all harsh realities Continue reading Our World’s Fragile Peace (and What You Should Do About It)
Healthy conflict produces fruit and changes lives. It calls us to reevaluate our position. Healthy conflict honors God when, through it, we allow truth to shape and grow us. Continue reading Conflict and the Church
Introduction Over the past month, Radi-Call conducted a survey on friendship. Perhaps that seems rather pedestrian at first glance. And yet why should it? Our friends profoundly influence us; they shape our opinions, our character, and our view of the … Continue reading Friendship Survey Results
Arriving at my parent’s house, there was a banner strung on the front porch with the words “Welcome Back!” with personal notes scribbled around it. I was very thankful it did not read “Welcome Home.” Continue reading A Personal Journey of Returning from the Mission Field
How is church for you? We want to understand how young Anabaptists feel about their church experience. We value your honest answers to this survey! Please note: ALL participants remain anonymous. As a way to say thank you, you will … Continue reading SURVEY: Is Your Church Effective?
As a staff kid at Elnora Bible Institute, I remember attaching myself to certain male students. The young men I looked up to treated everyone with respect. They could spike a volleyball hard and lift weights in the weight room, … Continue reading Embracing Godly Masculinity and Femininity
The day that I – the confused tomboy – realized that I was a girl, and would have to live the rest of my life as a woman, was a horrible day. Once the realization came, I felt trapped in … Continue reading Godly Womanhood – A Young Woman’s Perspective
Today, gender is seen as only a “social construct,” an idea that is formed primarily, if not only, by society. “Sometimes boys grew up to be women. And girls grew up to be men,” writes Leah Raeder, a current fiction … Continue reading Facing the Cultural Confusion
Because We All Create “That talk about art is all well and good for those artistic types, but it’s not for me.” Have you ever said something like this? If you’ve harbored secret dreams of doing something you suspect might … Continue reading Art, Because We All Create
When I was a child I had the privilege of growing up next to a large lake. An event that took place at the lake nearly every year of my life was a Ukrainian baptism. This event made an indelible … Continue reading What is Baptism?