Faith & Inspiration

Page 3 of 157 
Humble pie

Humble pie

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | Acknowledging the reality that I’m not a good waitress

No waiting period for God

No waiting period for God

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | The devil milks sin twice. First he tricks us into committing it. Then, after we ask God’s forgiveness, he gets us to keep beating ourselves up about it.

Good news for third-rate speakers

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | “Even if I am unskilled in speaking, I am not so in knowledge; indeed, in every way we have made this plain to you in all things” (2 Corinthians 11:6,

The wonders of our skin

The wonders of our skin

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | We are painting the garage—finally. The primer is oil-based, so I knew I should wear gloves. But like Alice in Wonderland, “I give myself very good…

Of pecky cyprus and men

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | When I was a child, my parents redid the den walls in pecky cyprus. At some point they must have run out of one kind of the wood and had to finish the project…

To eat good fruit

To eat good fruit

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | It’s summertime, and time for fruit. People are squeezing mangoes and thumping watermelons to test their edibleness. The Bible has advice on how to get the…

My 1,500 reasons to trust God

My 1,500 reasons to trust God

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | I was surprised to learn from my editor that I have been writing these little columns posted in the clouds since November 2007—that’s more than 1,500…

Don’t get cooked

Don’t get cooked

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Culture | “I recall that after my first year in Africa in a location where we had no TV access, I came home and was shocked by what my Christian friends were watching…

Keep yourself from helium Jesus

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | “Little children, keep yourselves from idols” (1 John 5:21, ESV). A 151-foot-tall hot-air balloon replica of Rio de Janeiro’s “Christ the Redeemer”

A sense of humor overtaking solemnity

A sense of humor overtaking solemnity

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | The wedding I wrote about yesterday did not proceed entirely without a hitch. There was a problem with the music, there were a few stumbles in the translation…

Serving, not served

Serving, not served

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | I didn’t eat at my own wedding, did you? I was remembering that fact last Saturday when I attended the nuptials of a young man and woman in Virginia. Here…

Three old friends reflecting

Three old friends reflecting

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Faith & Inspiration | When three old friends in their 60s get together for coffee and conversation, there are long glances backward and short ones on the remains of the day. We…

Page 3 of 157