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Results for Valentine's Day

Way to #RiseForTheRaise!
Originally Posted: 02/16/2015 - 10:23am | Type: Blog

We are grateful for all of those who took the time to put their love into action this Valentine's day. Many thanks to our friends and supporters for rallying together to #R ...

Christian Alternative to 'Fifty Shades' Makes the Same Mistakes, Just Without the Sex
Originally Posted: 02/13/2015 - 3:11pm | Type: Blog

It doesn't come with a sex dungeon, but Old Fashioned features a relationship just as unhealthy as the one in Fifty Shades of Grey. This Valentine’s Day, two films will battl ...

'No, Jesus Isn't My Boyfriend' and Other Lessons from Single Christians on Valentine's Day
Originally Posted: 02/13/2015 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

In the evangelical church, there’s far too much “Jesus is my boyfriend” or “I’m dating Jesus”-type songs and teaching that it trivializes the kind of intimacy that can exist between God and humanity. And it s ...

Weekly Wrap 2.13.15: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 02/13/2015 - 1:36pm | Type: Blog

The faith of David Carr ... Moving words on growing up American from Chapel Hill shooting victim Yusor Abu-Salha ... NASA goes Jedi ... HAPPY GALENTINE'S DAY ... and more! ...

Saint Valentine Was Single
Originally Posted: 02/14/2014 - 9:55am | Type: Blog

This week the country is celebrating Valentine’s Day, and it reminds me of all my friends who are still single. Out of all of them, I only know a few who actually enjoy being single. ...

Why I Don’t Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Originally Posted: 02/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Blog

Yes, Valentine’s Day is about love, but the kind of selfless, dangerous sacrificial love it recognizes is trivialized by lacy cards and chocolates. I’ve done the Valentine’s Day t ...

From Lent To Love: From Your Friendly Neighborhood Troubadour
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:48pm | Type: Blog

If you read the text as a propositional description of God, it can be a rather disturbing image as God keens agonizingly one minute, and rages menacingly the next. It is almost a frightening glimpse of someon ...

Love in Action on Valentine's Day
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Aimee Kang Feb. 14 "One Billion Rising" events aim to end violence against women. TAMAR’S LIFE COUL ...

Just Say It: Be God's Love, Grace and Mercy Today
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 2:05pm | Type: Blog

"You and I have the power to change someone’s day. And so I am going to challenge you, on this Valentine’s Day, to not only tell family members you love them, but also others whom you care for." ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Valentine's Day Edition
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

Taking a look at Valentines Day with clever recipes, cards, stories, and clothing items. Videos of love across language barriers. A couple of sentimental mixtapes. The greatest kisses in literature. And finall ...

Why I’m Single But Excited About This Valentine’s Day
Originally Posted: 02/13/2012 - 12:43pm | Type: Blog

This week is Valentine’s Day, the bane of singles and Scrooges everywhere. I’m just as single this year as every other year — and, indeed, even older than in previous years, which is scary — but for the first ...