‘Mom Squad’ works behind the scenes on new hymnal

Dec 23, 2019 by and

HARRISONBURG, VA — When some of the people working on the forthcoming Voices Together hymnal needed help with a big task, they called their moms. The task was daunting: The committee researching and...

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Miller: God, the mother who loves us best

May 8, 2019 by

In a bare, block-walled room I see them: young mothers. Their faces hang in that state of half-life between breath and desire, hungry. “Do you have any children?” I ask them. “How many?” “How old are...

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Mary at the foot of the cross

Apr 28, 2014 by

As we experience another Easter season, I’m thinking of Mary, the mother of Jesus. I know, she’s not the first biblical figure who comes to mind at this time of year — we tend to associate her almost...

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