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Intersection Column | The Stories We Live and the Stories We Write

Posted on January 10, 2022 in

by Erin Bartels When I was nine years old, a friend’s older brother molested me, the last in a string of uncomfortable encounters with him where I was watched, cornered, trapped, grabbed at, whispered to and otherwise harassed. …

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MTL Newsletter | January 3, 2022

Posted on January 3, 2022 in

How would you describe your writing in general to someone who hasn’t read any of your books? The marketing for my novel, Brimstone 1, says: “If you love the Lord, and you’re a fan of Twilight Zone and James Bond, blast o…

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Intersection Column | When You Want to Ask God Why

Posted on December 27, 2021 in

by Erica Vetsch God is sovereign and God is good, and I believe those things with my whole heart. Scripture is very clear on both these attributes of God’s character, and Scripture is never wrong. “For by Him all things were c…

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Bûche de Noël Cake

Posted on December 23, 2021 in

by Susan G Mathis The Yule log custom has been replaced by a log-shaped cake called Bûche de Noël. The name Bûche de Noël originally referred to the Yule Log itself but was transferred to the dessert after the custom had fa…

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Intersection Column | When Someone You Love Needs Help

Posted on December 20, 2021 in

by Julie Klassen Very early in my writing career, someone asked me to write a guest post about a hardship (physical or otherwise) God had helped me overcome, and I struggled to think of an example. And I remember sitting in a wome…

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Raising Boys

Posted on December 20, 2021 in

by Karen Whiting It didn’t take long as a mom to my first son to notice the difference of boys from girls. My first daughter wanted to see faces, while Michael wanted to look around and watch mobiles, moving things fascinated hi…

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Treasures of the Heart

Posted on December 16, 2021 in

by Dianne Neal Matthews “But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:19 (NIV) Since we plan to move in a few months, I’ve been trying to downsize and purge in every room. But when I…

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Newsboys Get Everyone in the Holiday Spirit with “The Christmas Song”

Posted on December 14, 2021 in

by Ginny McCabe The Newsboys are getting music lovers in the holiday spirit with “The Christmas Song,” which is available on all streaming platforms. The song will allow fans to celebrate the Christmas with Newsboys as they sp…

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