In 2016, on the Saturday of Holy Week, I shared the following story. I want to share it anew today because the darkness of the world is dark and life is difficult. As we look around at the brokenness of the world we can feel the darkness. The headlines bear daily witness to the taking of innocent […]
Reconnect One, with Carmen LaBerge: “What makes Good Friday good and Black Friday black?” Popped the question from the 10-year-old in the back seat. Reaching back to my B-school course in retail marketing I answered, “Well, on Black Friday, retailers try to pull out of the red of debt and get into the black, turning […]
The Biblical principle is crystal clear: no coarse talk. Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. – Ephesians 4:29 Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which […]
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Glory, Hallelujah! The resurrection as the epicenter of Christianity – “You shall be my witnesses” Calvin Miller describes the resurrection of Jesus Christ as the epicenter of Christianity – an epicenter that is both personal and universal. Epicenter Universal faithquake Personal faithquake Read Thomas Oden’s The Event named Resurrection […]
What did you celebrate yesterday? While millions awaited the release of the first episode of the 8th and final season of Game of Thrones and millions more watched the Masters victory of Tiger Woods, heralded as the Comeback King, still others waved palms and recognized the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem ahead of what we […]
It’s tax time again! Taxes are, by their very nature, taxing. If someone tells you Christians don’t have to pay taxes, they’re misinformed. Peter asks directly and Jesus answers that we are to render unto Caesar the government’s due and render unto God His due as well. So tithe, then pay taxes, then render the […]
Carmen LaBerge is a writer, speaker, and Christian talk-radio host. Since seminary, Carmen has served in congregational, national renewal, and media ministries all with the goal of equipping Christians for faithful witness in the real world. She seeks to mobilize Christians to get off the sidelines and into the cultural conversations of the day in ways that honor Jesus.
Carmen is a graduate of the University of Florida with an M.Div. from Princeton. She lives near Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and family.
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