Years ago I was teaching alongside Connie in a VBS class of kids who were just learning to color and draw. The lesson had been on a verse in James 4 about sowing peace. As we passed around the crayons with the encouraging “you get what you get and you don’t get upset” line, everyone […]
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Remember when Mary presumed the man she saw on the first Easter morning was the gardener? Think about that. The risen Christ looked like a gardener to one of the people who knew him best in all the world. As we till the soil of life, […]
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 […]
Start the conversation The Connecting Point: The shootings in Atlanta, Boulder, _______…, the hate crimes against people of Asian descent, ongoing racial strife, China’s attempt to eradicate the Uighur people, the conditions in Central America resulting in parents abandoning their children with the hope of a better life in the United States, the plight of […]
I was touring a ministry center where young women victimized by sex trafficking are recovering, getting an education, and learning to live as members of a family for the first time. They were robbed of their childhoods and many of them never went to school. The dining room was being decorated for what looked […]
When it comes to Saint Patrick, the truth is better than the fiction. The story of the actual historic character is far more compelling than the contemporary caricatures and long before the day was associated with leprechauns and pots of gold, it was about the testimony of a man who confessed a faith in Christ […]
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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