This parable by Roland Cubahiro of Burundi garnered runner-up honors in our first of five writing contests. Contest judge Mary Horner Collins, a freelance editor with more than 20 years’ editorial experience at major Christian publishing houses, called it “a fantasy-like parable with beautiful imagery and imaginative use of language. The story is complete and satisfying,
Several decades ago, MAI founder Bob Reekie met then-aspiring author Pearl Griffith at an MAI training on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. “It was a ‘God moment’ for me that changed my life forever and gave me lasting hope,” she recently wrote us. “The help I have received from MAI since that time, I now
Many of us have been staying close to home these past weeks, undoubtedly storing up lots of creativity. Put your creativity to work in not just one writing contest, but in a series of five writing contests, over the next several months. You may enter one or all five contests. Entries are short—400 words or
We are pleased to announce LittWorld 2021 will take place near Budapest, Hungary, October 24 to 29, next year. “This will be the first LittWorld held in continental Europe,” said MAI President John Maust, noting that celebrated author Philip Yancey is confirmed as keynote speaker. “We feel privileged to host Littworld 2021 in Hungary,” said
By Christine Kindberg, U.S. My heart is broken over the callousness that killed George Floyd on May 25, and even more so because it is rooted in decades and centuries of valuing the lives of white people more than the lives of black people. This injustice and oppression run deep in U.S. culture; you can trace
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