Urbana Conference

By Diana Collymore and Kurt Bullis

Urbana is a great value, but it’s still an investment which may have you needing to raise funds. Here are a range of ideas and resources to get you going.

By Sarah Yockey

Two weeks ago, I spent an hour on the sidewalk listening to my friend firmly assure me that she was NOT going to Urbana. She was not interested, not called, not ready, and definitely not going. Last week, I spent an hour on that same sidewalk jumping up and down with a giant smile on my face as that same friend told me that she knew, for sure, that she needed to go to Urbana.

By Kate Yates and Samantha Moats

The first thing persecuted Christians all ask for is prayer. Not an end to their suffering. Not a rescue operation. Not punishment for their persecutors. Not democracy. Not financial support. Prayer.

By Sarah Yockey

Jesus spends a lot of time at dinner tables. He stops to spend time with Mary and Martha, invites himself over to stay with a despised tax collector named Zacchaeus, and he even goes to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee. Along the way, he has a series of facinating conversations that matter.

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