At New Wine 2017 last week, Helen Morris appreciated the chance to learn new things alongside a crowd of thousands of other Christians. Being challenged, growing in knowledge, and developing fresh approaches to our thinking are all an exciting part of our faith.

But they’re not the most important things. The Christian faith needs depth, as well as breadth—and a recent college trip to Israel reminded Helen of the importance of keeping our eyes focused on the same, old, ancient truths.