To know God and to make Him known.

Articles by author: April Branch

The First Debate

"Did God really say?"  And so began the first debate.  Satan, the original sophist, uses his crafty rhetoric for his own pleasure and benefit.  His exordium, a simple question, sets the tragic events into motion. Eve's response is most intriguing:  "God did say, ‘You...
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Cultivating Community to Make Him Known

Not everyone has the privilege of saying they are from “the friendliest city in America” or “the Holy City of America.” Charleston, South Carolina, is my hometown and where my family roots run deep. It is where I was born, enjoyed summers at the lakes and beaches,...
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What's This Going to Cost Me?

Have you ever embarked on a task only to ask yourself, “What have I gotten myself into?” When my daughter, Sage, was very young, I decided to paint her room a beautiful sage green. I quickly headed down to the local home improvement store to grab a roller brush and a...
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Musings on Humility: Stepping Out in Faith to Direct Challenge II

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts” (C. S. Lewis, Abolition of Man). One may not immediately make the connection between this quote and humility, or the virtue of humility. Neither did I upon first reading it. However,...
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