You may take it for granted; perhaps it is expected. Every newsletter The Witness publishes specifically refers to our salvation through Jesus’ perfect life, death, and resurrection. It is something our pastoral consultant has insisted on from The Witness’ inception. … Continue reading Why do all of our articles feature Gospel?
Written by Suzannah Miller / January 2017 The new year is underway. Maybe you began the year with new resolutions and expectations, or maybe with anticipation of the challenges of returning to school or work. Maybe you were frustrated with the amount … Continue reading Beginning the New Year with Christ[mas]
So often we frame our discussions with what is taking place in our lives at a given time, and understandably so. This year many of our conversations were framed by the Zika virus, the Olympics, Brexit, and most recently, the … Continue reading The Christmas Picture Frame
Written by Jonathan Gamble / December 2016 As I wrote this article, I was sitting in the airport attempting to fly stand-by. Flying stand-by, you really don’t know if you’re going to be able to get on the plane until 5 minutes … Continue reading Regarding Stress
Written by Wesley Franson / December 2016 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (Romans 12:2) I … Continue reading What Lens Are You Using?
Written by Raven Haight / November 2016 Departing from the plane, immediately surrounded by the foreign smells, the rushing of millions of people going on about their daily routine, and taking in the fact of an almost half a day jet lag is … Continue reading Passion for the Mission
Written by Sam Rodebaugh / November 2016 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who proclaims peace, who brings glad tidings of good things, who proclaims salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah … Continue reading Nepal
Written by Lydia Albrecht / November 2016 I served as a mission helper to Africa in the summer of 2015. My group spent three weeks in Zambia, where we were escorted by a native pastor there, named Ibrahim. We spent each week … Continue reading CLC Mission Helper Trip: 6 Reasons You Should Go
Written by Aaron Gullerud / November 2016 Have you ever wondered what that uneasy feeling is that you can’t explain? That little extra weight on your shoulders as you go about the day? The reason you sometimes can’t fully be in the … Continue reading Dear Younger Me,
Written by Caleb Gerbitz / October 2016 “Decision 2016.” The big question. Who will lead our country for the next four years? Perhaps you don’t know who to vote for, or maybe you’re just discouraged by your choices. In this article, I … Continue reading How Should I Vote?