Navigating the challenges of a secular university.
One Friday night in my first term of college, I found myself at a house party with other members of my university women’s singing ensemble. Standing there surrounded by people who were drinking and partying, I suddenly thought, “What am I doing?” Continue »
The Christmas holidays can be a bittersweet time for many. Prisoners long for a visit from their loved ones. Service men and women hope for a phone call, an email, a care package from home. Women in crisis pregnancies or grieving after an abortion can ache with loneliness. Continue »
It's the safest place for this military wife to be.
When my husband deployed to Iraq with Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield in 1990, I was overwhelmed. Continue »
One Inmate's Experience of Prison and Jail
On March 20, Lawrence Edward Buckner marked his twenty-seventh birthday with some of his friends. It wasn’t exactly a celebration, though, because they were all locked up at the county jail. It was Larry’s fifth straight birthday behind bars. Continue »
–From a Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Military
Dear Partners, I would like to express my thanks to everyone who makes The Word Among Us possible. It has been a daily guide to my path to Christ. Continue »