Bible Book: Ecclesiastes

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Not Just for Weddings

Ecclesiastes 4:9 is popular at weddings. It begins: “Two are better than one.” But the truth of this biblical passage relates to more than just marriage. No matter what we’re going through in life, we need other people. And we need Christ woven into all of our relationships, all of our activities, all of our defeats, all of our victories. 

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The fact that daily work done well, and leadership performed with excellence, matter to God is a motivating idea behind not just the faith and work movement in general, but the De Pree Center in particular.

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Women Can Have It All, Just Not All at the Same Time

It is almost 60 years since Betty Friedan first started encouraging women to make choices about their lives. Her 1963 book, The Feminine Mystique,…

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Dust in the Wind: A Devotion for Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday, Christians throughout the world acknowledge our dustiness, our sinfulness, our mortality.

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