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Patrick Harber: All is Well

Audio only The Backstory Listen to Phil talk about the inspiration behind his songwriting. Patrick Harber is a recent graduate of Principia College. He currently coaches soccer at the Principia

Choosing love over anger

I was in shock! How could my professor do this to me after all the work I’d done? I sat there for what felt like an eternity as the feelings

How can we tell the difference between God’s will and human will?

Marian English says: God’s will leads and guides. Human will pushes and shoves. Telling the difference seems simple! Yet the history of Christianity shows marked examples in which determining God’s

Protect your mental environment

My first year after college, I worked at a school that had a strong environmental education program. During recess, I was humbled to watch as the students eagerly ridded the

Healing self-hatred

Self-hatred is the root of so much disease and distress on our planet! Even in its milder forms – like regret and low-self-esteem – it keeps us from living our

A visit to First Christian Church

A conversation with Pastor Elaine Schoepf My next church visit was to the First Christian Church of Santa Barbara, California, (Disciples of Christ). The service was very lively, with music

Phil Riley: Divine Destiny

Audio only The Backstory Listen to Phil talk about the inspiration behind his songwriting. Philip Riley loves life! Music has brought a lot of clarity to him as he’s dealt

Do I need to marry a Christian Scientist to be understood?

Annette Dutenhoffer says: Do you need to marry a Bible-lesson-reading, church-going, practitioner-calling Christian Scientist to be understood? Definitely not! When I met my husband, I wasn’t looking for a spouse,