Into the Darkness

Into the Darkness

By Annelise Jolley Welcome to Pattaya On a humid Friday night, we are walking into the heart of Pattaya’s red light district. The air pulses with sound and heat. Bass thumps from deep within each bar and neon signs announce cheap beer, massages, and friendly girls....
Advent Beneath Our Feet

Advent Beneath Our Feet

By Nations Media  Elauterio knew the way. Sweating in the October heat, our group trailed after him under low branches and down a bank of loose stones. My backpack pressed against my damp shoulders as I followed his boot-clad feet through soft soil. After fifteen...
Alternate Routes: Literature

Alternate Routes: Literature

By Annelise Jolley Editor’s Note: It’s easy to feel overwhelmed or apathetic when faced with the sheer volume of need in our world. Writing a check or volunteering with a local organization are important steps to walking in justice, but they’re not the only steps....
The Tenacity of Hope

The Tenacity of Hope

By Annelise Jolley “Optimism and hope are radically different attitudes. Optimism is the expectation that things—the weather, human relationships, the economy, the political situation, and so on—will get better. Hope is the trust that God will fulfill God’s promises...