If you’ve been listening you’ve heard the word autonomy even if you haven’t actually heard the word. It is an ideology whose advocates today are legion. And to be clear, autonomy in an of itself is neither good nor bad – its expressions are both. Autonomy includes the ideals of self-governance, personal decision-making, and even […]
Life expectancy… The issues for us to consider are many: the breakdown of the family, the need for meaningful work, the decline of family farms, the abuse of opioids, the isolation and social dislocation of social media, the breakdown of social institutions – the issues are many. But there is another layer of conversation to […]
Reconnect One, with Carmen LaBerge: When was the last time you listened to a child pray? It’s incredibly instructive. Every morning I stand in the kitchen and a precious child folds his hands and says, “Dear God, thank you for this day and for this food. Thank you for my chickens and my family and […]
Every year on the first of April, we all proceed a little more cautiously. We read social media with a little more skepticism. We’d rather be on the inside of an inside joke than to discover that we are the butt of one. This is a day for fools, and we’d really rather not be […]
Ezekiel 9:4… and the LORD said to him:* Pass through the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and mark an X on the foreheads of those who grieve and lament over all the abominations practiced within it. This verse provides the answer to the question of “why” Christians mark Ash Wednesday by the imposition of […]
Tonight, the President of the United States will deliver the annual address to Congress known as The State of the Union. Whatever President Biden was planning, due to events in Ukraine, the plan has now changed. Life is like that. Life is dynamic. Things change. What doesn’t change? God. God is the same yesterday, today […]
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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