JBU Magazine Volume 28 No. 2

JBU Spring Cover 2018

Featured topics in this issue include: God's story involves you; spiritual friendships; finding God's goodness in the broken and beautiful; overcoming PTSD.

When God commanded Sabbath, He wasn’t talking about our actions. He was challenging our attitude. more

Relationship with God

Studies show that you and I crave empathy, yet we live in a “selfie” world where empathy is in short supply. Follow these tips to help raise your own empathy for others. more


We all know someone facing a trial. Author Sarah Beckman provides practical tools so you can walk alongside people in their times of greatest need. more


Our battles are often won or lost in our minds. It’s what we choose to think about that dictates the joy and happiness in our lives or the lack of it. more

Inspirational Stories

PTSD changed me, both my brain and my soul. And while it will never leave, I now have tools to better deal with the symptoms when they rear their ugly head. Healing is possible! more

Inspirational Stories

How do we overcome the challenges of parenting grown-up children? more

Parenting Advice

Spiritual friendships nourish our hearts throughout every season of our lives. Learn the main ingredients of building spiritual friendships and common mistakes to avoid. more

Friendship Advice

Are your prayers more like an order to Amazon, said with the same frantic urgency, rather than a reverent plea to the Creator? Maybe it's time for a "petition shift". more