My Christian life: Finding true peace through Psalm 23
Money talks!

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Sunset invitation

Sunset invitation

Bible contradictions?

Bible contradictions?


What's inside

I love reading peoples’ stories and sharing them with you. There are so many lessons to learn and opportunities to grow in our faith. 

Our cover article this month highlights Christine’s story. Her reflections on her battle with cancer are heart-wrenching, yet her faith shines through as she shares what Psalm 23:4 means to her. 

A beautiful sunset, towering church, and Latin inscription set the stage for Marilyn Sievert’s tale of an outreach opportunity God placed in her path. 

Two articles this month explore questions related to the importance of understanding the Scriptures—God’s story—correctly: Does the Bible contradict itself?, and Can there be different interpretations of the Bible?. You also can learn about the lectionary and church year, an organized way for us to hear Christ’s story in public worship. 

What did you discover from our stories this month? Let us know!

Julie Wietzke, managing editor

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It all started with a phone call from the church president to the pastor: “What if we remodeled the parsonage to fit your daughter’s needs?” In early 2020, Steve Schmidt, pastor at St. John’s, Oak Creek, Wis., and his wife, Margo, had decided to sell their home. The house they purchased when...

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