Misfits on a Mission, Finding Identity in Jesus

Stand Alone (Page 2)

Beyond a Flannel Graph Christmas

Far too often, the Christmas story is haunted by the lingering effects of our Sunday School, two-dimensional, “Flannel Graph” understanding of the story. We have sanitized and domesticated the story, stripping it of its politically-charged, scandalous, and awe-inspiring power. We have removed the cultural and socioeconomic dimensions, to safeguard the status quo. And we have…

Recovering the Heart of Prayer: Terence Austria

Terence Austria is a Chicago native who attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with the intention of continuing on to law school. Upon graduating in 1991, he decided instead to become a college pastor at UIUC, developing a campus ministry committed to prayer, discipleship, and outreach.  In February 2016, he joined the staff of Salt &…