The Jolly Good News
We have more complete maps of the surface of Mars than we do of some areas on Earth.
In an effort to change this, scientists have created the most detailed view of the Earth’s seafloor to date, revealing huge mountains and giant crevices beneath the ocean.
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Missional Field Notes
The following is a morning devotional from Skye Jethani from this week:
The Advent of Jesus Christ is what sets Christianity apart from other religions. We affirm that Christ is indeed Immanuel—God with us—and that in him the fulness of God was pleased to dwell. He is the image of the invisible God and with Jesus, an entirely different way of relating to God has been revealed to us.
J.R.R. Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings, often employed a narrative device in his stories he called eucatastrophe. A catastrophe is an unexpected evil, but Tolkien added the Greek prefix eu- meaning “good” to express the unexpected appearing of goodness. He defined it as “the sudden happy turn in a story which pierces you with a joy that brings you to tears.” It has this effect on us “because it is a sudden glimpse of Truth” in…
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There is but one way to advise – by example.