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Trailer: ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Is a Heart-Wrenching Look at the Grief of Losing a Baby | RELEVANT

WhenPieces of a Womandebuted at TIFF, it received rave reviews, especially for performances from Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Snook, Ellen Burstyn and especially lead Vanessa Kirby. Now, the rest of us get our first look at the film, which follows the agony of a woman who loses her baby in childbirth. It’s a bracingly common tragedy... Read more

How to Work From Home Without Losing Your Mind | RELEVANT

It sounded like a good idea to work at home, fantastic even. I could get the laundry done, clean the house at will, take a relaxing lavender bubble bath and sleep in if I wanted to. As my bubble bath swirled down the drain, I realized the need for discipline to maintain a cohesive working... Read more

If Youre Fighting the Culture War, Youre Losing

A new Christian consortium, dedicated to preserving religious liberty, is promoting its mission with militaristic imagery and language. The groups website uses terms like battle, fighters, and war. It’s clear the founders of this organization see themselves as being on the front lines of the conflict for the soul of our nation. Theyre proud participants... Read more

Are Churches Losing the Battle to Form Christians?

Among the many ways 2020 has been punishing for pastors, one of the most disheartening is the way COVID-19 has further accelerated the already troubling tendency of Christians being shaped more by online life and its partisan ideological ecosystem than by church life and its formational practices. It was already an uphill battle for pastors... Read more

How to Deconstruct Your Faith Without Losing It | RELEVANT Magazine

My husband and I had lost one of our children before birth, says Sarah Bessey, author of Jesus Feminist and Out of Sorts. And the experience of walking through that meant I didnt really have the option to choose the intellectual spiritual dishonesty of pretending that I was fine. The truth, Bessey says, is that... Read more

Why Losing a Loved One Doesnt Feel Real

I was awakened Sunday by a telephone call from a friend telling me news I never expected to hear: that my friend and former student had been killed, run over by an 18-wheeler while helping stranded motorists beside a highway. Before grief hit incredulity. I kept saying What? And in the hours since, I cry... Read more

Choosing and Losing Honor – Beloved Women – July 2, 2020

Choosing and Losing Honor Beloved Women July 2, 2020READ: How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God? (John 5:44 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Do you sometimes find it hard to believe Gods promises, although you know He cannot lie? Since we know... Read more

Supreme Court: Religious Liberty Is Winningand the Pro-Life Cause Is Losing

The Story: In two rulings released this week, the Supreme Court signaled a pattern of preventing restrictions on both religious liberty and also abortion. The Background: The court issued rulings this week on important cases involving restrictions on abortion and on religious liberty. The abortion case was June Medical Services LLC v. Russo. In 2014,... Read more

The Syrian civil conflict drags on, however Christians arent shedding hope – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Syria (MNN) Turkey and Russia signed a ceasefire Friday for the Province of Idlib, the place final month’s preventing has created the worst humanitarian disaster of the conflict. The ceasefire has reportedly introduced some calm to the area, though violence hasn’t ended utterly. The civil conflict in Syria has lasted 9 years, and the... Read more

Find out how to Stay the Bible Dropping Your Sanctuary – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] That is the ninety-fourth lesson in writer and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ Find out how to Stay the Bible collection. If somebody or a bunch who want to observe alongside on this journey by Scripture, they'll get extra information and signal as much as obtain these essays by way of electronic mail right here. See... Read more