Raised in the Church? Here’s How to Make Faith Your Own

I grew up in church. I rarely missed a week Sunday school or youth group. I was raised on VeggieTales and Christian radio, and I loved it. (I’ll sing every word of something from “Silly Songs with Larry” later, if you’d like.) But as a pre-teen and teenager, I became increasingly worried about the question … More Raised in the Church? Here’s How to Make Faith Your Own

“He Is Gone”

I was Saturday night. My brothers, sister, and I had spent the day together. We’d cooked dinner, and were kicking back with a favorite comedy. Just as my sister and I were thinking about heading home, it happened. “Oh, that’s a sad text message.” My brother’s voice. I whipped my head up, looked at him, then rushed for my phone. I … More “He Is Gone”