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Why We Stopped Going House to House for the Holidays

We hit a breaking point. We were so tired of rushing from house to house; we had truly begun to dread holidays. It was time to make a change for our family.

WATCH: Hobby Lobby Lights Up Mom Hearts With Viral Christmas Ad

Has Hobby Lobby entered the world of emotionally persuasive holiday short-form cinema? It would certainly seem so! And their Christmas ad effort is 100% geared toward what is undoubtedly their most loyal customer: busy (exhausted, out-of-time) moms.

“This Christmas I Want Food”: What These Foster Kids Want For Christmas Is Heartbreaking

None of them asked for this year’s hottest toy, or another video game to add to their collection. No, the children who filled out these tags listed their “innermost dreams”—things that should be part of everyone’s childhood.

Brian Orme

Brian is a writer and editor from Ohio. He works with creative and innovative people to discover the top stories, resources and trends to equip and inspire the Church.

An Open Letter to Myself: Why I’m Breaking Up With You

I am sick of you and it’s time we broke up. I know we’ve broken up and gotten back together about a bazillion times, but seriously, this is it.

What We All Can Learn from the Samaritan Woman in the Bible

Once again, we see Jesus doing what He does best: touching and transforming the unclean and crossing boundaries of culture, social status, and gender.

40 Church Signs That Probably Got the Church Sign Guy Fired

Here are 20 church signs that could've used a focus group before they went public 🙂

See This Girl? She Hasn’t Hugged Her Dad in 7 Months… but She’s About To

This navy sailor gives his cheerleading daughter the biggest surprise of her life. Our sincere thanks to all of those who spend time away from their families to serve our country.

10 Things Only Missionary Kids Will Understand

Because there are some things only missionary kids can understand when they come back to the U.S. on furlough.

See That Drop Box? That’s Where They Put the Babies. And It’s the Most Remarkable Thing You’ll See All Week

In Seoul, South Korea, hundreds of unwanted babies are abandoned on the streets every year. That's when this brave pastor and his wife decided to do something about it. Watch the extraordinary story of The Drop Box here.

When This 5-Year-Old Says the Blessing with a Homeless Man in a Waffle House–Something Inside My Heart Broke

Sometimes it takes the heart of a child to remind us all what it means to care for another human being.

Denzel Washington Just Took These Grads to Church!

Denzel Washington just gave an incredible commencement speech at New Orleans' Dillard University. His main advice for the graduates? "Put God first in everything you do."